Invitation to Anthropology

Author: Luke Eric Lassiter

Publisher: AltaMira Press

ISBN: 1461666848

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

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Lassiter's accessible introduction to anthropology encourages students to evaluate its relevance in our increasingly complex world. Part I focuses on the underlying assumptions and concepts that have driven anthropological theory and practice since its modern inception. Part II explores cross-cultural human issues showing how anthropological studies offer relevant insight into human beings and valuable models for thinking and acting. Invitation to Anthropology is an ideal text for undergraduate students, easily supplemented with case studies in anthropology.
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Invitation to Anthropology

Author: Luke Eric Lassiter

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0759122555

Category: Social Science

Page: 252

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In this concise introduction to cultural anthropology, now in its 4th edition, Lassiter takes a fresh and accessible approach to stimulating student interest in the human experience. He uses timely and engaging examples to showcase the ongoing relevance of anthropology today. He also explores how the anthropological perspective can be applied to real-world problems on the local, regional, and global scale. The 4th edition features updates and clarifications throughout the text, including expanded discussion of evolution, language, fieldwork, gender identities, and belief systems. New “Anthropology Here and Now” sidebars encourage readers to delve deeper into particular subjects and to connect with current and ongoing conversations among working anthropologists. Taken as a whole, the book serves as an ideal text for introductory undergraduate courses.
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Invitation to Anthropology

Author: Luke E. Lassiter

Publisher: Rowman Altamira

ISBN: 9780759109759

Category: Social Science

Page: 223

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Lassiter's concise introductory text to cultural anthropology offers a fresh and accessible approach for students. His message about the relevance of anthropology is timely and engaging, and he illustrates the varied and valuable applications of the anthropological perspective for real world problems on the local, regional, and global scale. This book is an ideal text for undergraduate students, and can be easily supplemented with case studies in anthropology.
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Invitation to Anthropology

Author: Luke E. Lassiter

Publisher: Altamira Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 205

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Lassiter's accessible introduction to anthropology encourages students to evaluate its relevance in our increasingly complex world. Part I focuses on the underlying assumptions and concepts that have driven anthropological theory and practice since its modern inception. Part II explores cross-cultural human issues showing how anthropological studies offer relevant insight into human beings and valuable models for thinking and acting. Invitation to Anthropology is an ideal text for undergraduate students, easily supplemented with case studies in anthropology.
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An Invitation to Anthropology

The Structure, Evolution and Cultural Identity of Human Societies

Author: Josep R. Llobera†

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN: 1782387501

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

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Synthesizing British, French and American traditions, this stimulating and accessible text presents a comprehensive and fascinating introduction to social and cultural anthropology. It offers an original approach through integrating knowledge produced from a variety of perspectives, placing cultural and social anthropology in a wider context including macro-sociological concepts and reference to biological evolution. Written in a clear and concise style, it conveys to the student the complexities of a discipline focusing on the structure, evolution and cultural identity of human societies up to the present day. The text consists of four major parts: the scope and method of anthropology, a conceptual and institutional overview, the evolution of the structure of human societies, and the cultural politics of race, ethnicity, nationalism and multiculturalism.
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Invitation to Social and Cultural Anthropology

Author: K. N. Dash

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist

ISBN: 9788126903238

Category: Anthropology

Page: 421

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Invitation To Social And Cultural Anthropology Is Highly Useful Book For The Students At Degree Level Of Different Universities And Civil Service Examinees. Keeping In View The Requirements Of Students Of Both The Categories, The Book Includes Some Special Topics Like Fieldwork, Tribal Situation In India, And Problems Of Tribals And Tribal Welfare In India Besides The Traditional Topics Of Social And Cultural Anthropology. This Would Provide The Readers With A Helpful Frame Of Reference. All Possible Attempts Have Been Made To Cite The Examples From Vast Materials Of Indian Ethnographic Data To Help The Students To Develop A Clear Perception On The Indian Anthropology. The Uniqueness Of The Book Lies Not Only In The Incorporation Of The Data, Both Of Indian As Well As Those Of The Other Societies Of The Rest Of The World On A Comparative Basis, But Also In The Application Of Social And Cultural Anthropology For The Welfare Of The Tribal Societies In India Which May Cater To The Requirements Of Administrators And Policy Makers In Solving The Problems Of Tribals In India. The Book Would Effectively Help The Target Groups To Understand The Science Of Social And Cultural Anthropology In A Broader Perspective As Very Few Books Are Available On This Topic In The Indian Context.
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Explorations in Cultural Anthropology

Author: Colleen E. Boyd,Luke E. Lassiter

Publisher: Altamira Press

ISBN: 9780759109520

Category: Social Science

Page: 400

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A collection of readings chosen to demonstrate varied and valuable applications of the anthropological perspective to real-world problems is organized into nine themes including Culture, Belief Systems and Socio-economic and Political Systems in a Changing World. Simultaneous.
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Perspectives

An Open Invitation to Cultural Anthropology

Author: Nina Brown,Laura Tubelle de Gonzalez,Thomas McIlwraith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781931303552

Category: Social Science

Page: 486

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"This textbook is a collection of chapters on the essential topics in cultural anthropology. Different from other introductory textbooks, this book is an edited volume with each chapter written by a different author. Each author has written from their experiences working as an anthropologist and that personal touch makes for an accessible introduction to cultural anthropology"--BC Campus website.
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