Cultural Anthropology: Global Forces, Local Lives

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Routledge, 08.01.2016 - 384 Seiten

Cultural Anthropology: Global Forces, Local Lives presents all the key areas of cultural anthropology as well as providing original and nuanced coverage of current and cutting-edge topics. An exceptionally clear and readable introduction, it helps students understand the application of anthropological concepts to the contemporary world and everyday life. Thorough treatment is given throughout the text to issues such as globalization, colonialism, ethnicity, nationalism, neoliberalism, and the state.

Changes for the third edition include a brand new chapter on medical anthropology and an updated range of cases studies with a fresh thematic focus on China. The book contains a number of features to support student learning, including:

  • A wealth of color images
  • Definitions of key terms and further reading suggestions in the margins
  • Summaries at the end of every chapter
  • An extensive glossary, bibliography and index.

 

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Inhalt

CHAPTER 1 UNDERSTANDING ANTHROPOLOGY
1
CHAPTER 2 UNDERSTANDING AND STUDYING CULTURE
20
CHAPTER 3 THE ORIGINS OF CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
42
CHAPTER 4 LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL RELATIONS
61
PERSONALITY AND GENDER
81
RACE AND ETHNICITY
100
HUMANS NATURE ANDSOCIAL ORGANIZATION
123
CREATING SOCIAL GROUPS
146
TRADITION AND CHANGE
215
CHAPTER 12 COLONIALISM AND THE ORIGIN OF GLOBALIZATION
233
NATIONBUILDING CONFLICT AND BORDERLANDS
253
DEVELOPMENT MODERNIZATION AND GLOBALIZATION
274
CHAPTER 15 CULTURAL SURVIVAL AND REVIVALIN A GLOBALIZED WORLD
295
CHAPTER 16 HEALTH ILLNESS BODY AND CULTURE
316
Glossary
339
Bibliography
355

SOCIAL ORDER AND SOCIAL CONTROL
169
INTERACTING WITH THE NONHUMAN WORLD
191

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Über den Autor (2016)

Jack David Eller is Associate Professor (Emeritus) of Anthropology at the Community of College of Denver, USA. An experienced teacher and author, his other books for Routledge include Introducing Anthropology of Religion (second edition, 2014), Cultural Anthropology: 101 (2015), and Culture and Diversity in the United States (2015).

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