9780534624873

Cultural Anthropology The Human Challenge (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534624873

  • ISBN 10:

    0534624871

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/21/2004
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Part I: ANTHROPOLOGY: THE CHALLENGE OF KNOWING HUMANITY. 1. The Essence of Anthropology. 2. The Characteristics of Culture. 3. The Beginnings of Human Culture. Part II: CULTURE AND SURVIVAL: THE CHALLENGE OF COMMUNICATING, RAISING CHILDREN, AND STAYING ALIVE. 4. Language and Communication. 5. Social Identity, Personality, and Gender. 6. Patterns of Subsistence. 7. Economic Systems. Part III: FORMATION OF GROUPS: THE CHALLENGE OF COOPERATION. 8. Sex and Marriage. 9. Family and Household. 10. Kinship and Descent. 11. Grouping by Gender, Age, Common Interest and Class. Part IV: SEARCH FOR ORDER: THE CHALLENGE OF DISORDER. 12. Politics, Power, and Violence. 13. Spirituality, Religion, and the Supernatural 14. The Arts. Part V: CHANGE AND FUTURE: THE CHALLENGE OF GLOBALIZATION. 15. Processes of Change. 16. Global Challenges, Local Responses, and the Role of Anthropology.

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