9780190253547

Cultural Anthropology Contemporary, Public, and Critical Readings

  • ISBN 13:

    9780190253547

  • ISBN 10:

    0190253541

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/25/2016
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Cultural Anthropology: Contemporary, Public, and Critical Readings helps students think anthropologically by introducing core concepts through engaging case studies. The majority of selections are contemporary pieces from public, critical, and applied anthropology. These timely readings will generate discussion among students regarding the value of an anthropological perspective in the modern world. While the selections represent a range of geographic and cultural areas, the book includes a high number of U.S.-based fieldwork examples so that students are inspired to think anthropologically "in their own backyards." Several case studies offer examples of anthropology in action, and special features throughout the text profile anthropological application through news stories ("In the News") and interviews ("Anthropology in Practice").

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