Faces of Anthropology A Reader for the 21st Century

ISBN-10: 0131540548

ISBN-13: 9780131540545

Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Dorothy Chinwe Ukaegbu, Kevin A. Rafferty

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This edition organizes its topics into ten sections for an overview of the entire focus of anthropology, including the traditional and recent approaches to anthropological study.The topics span the sub-fields of anthropology, fieldwork, subsistence and economics, family, marriage and kinship, gender, politics, religion, symbolic expression, globalization, and the use of anthropology in solving human problems.For anyone interested in the development of human culture and evolution of society.
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Book details

List price: $64.80
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/15/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Preface
Changing Faces of Anthropology: The Subfields
State of the Art/About the Articles
Learning to Love Neanderthals
Race Without Color
Digging Beneath Honolulus Chinatown
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For Reasons Out of Our Hands
Cultural Survival vs. Forced Assimilation: The Renewed War on Diversity
Recording the Spirit World
Adventures in the Field and in the Locker Room
Fieldwork Among the Familiar and the Strange
State of the Art/About the Articles
Epistemology: How You Know What You Know
Are Ethnographies Just So Stories?
Filipinos Were My Teachers
Professional Football: An American Symbol and Ritual
Kenya, Land of My Fathers: A Time Traveler in Kenya
Pastoral Nomadism and Gender
Subsistence and Economics
State of the Art/About the Articles
The Hunters and gatherers of New Guinea
Ashmounds and HilltopVillages: The Search for Early Agriculture in Southern India
Yanomamo: Varying Adaptations of Foraging Horticulturalists
Trickle-Down Theory
Family, Marriage, and Kinship
State of the Art/About the Articles
The Disappearance of the Incest Taboo
Parallel Brides: For Some Families, Matchmaking is an Intricate Dance
Family and Kinship in Village India
Life Behind the Veil
Brazil: Moving Targets
Realities of Gender
State of the Art/About the Articles
Biological Influences on Gender
Woman the Hunter: The Agta
Working Girl
Rituals of Manhood: Male Initiation in Papua New Guinea
The War Against Boys
Politics: Who Gets What, When, and How
State of the Art/About the Articles
Social Classification of Hunter-Gatherers: An Evolutionary Perspective
Maroon Autonomy in Jamaica
War, Factionalism, and the State of Afghanistan
Negotiated and Mediated Meanings: Ethnicity and Politics in Israeli Newspapers
Genesis of Suicide Terrorism
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