Classic Readings in Cultural Anthropology,
4th Edition

Gary Ferraro

ISBN-13: 9781285738505 | ISBN-10: 1285738500

Copyright 2016

| Published 2015

| 144 pages

List Price USD $49.95


Concise, inexpensive, and accessible, CLASSIC READINGS IN CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Fourth Edition, provides an excellent introduction to the field of anthropology and the contributions it makes to understanding the world around us.

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Gary Ferraro is an applied anthropologist who conducted research for extended periods of time in Kenya and Swaziland. He has served as a consultant/cross-cultural trainer for large organizations (USAID, the Peace Corps, the World Bank) and large international corporations such as IBM and G.E. Plastics. He currently works with businesses to help them cope with cultural differences at home and abroad.

  • The fourth edition features new articles on Perspectives on Culture, Politics and Social Control, Supernatural Beliefs, and Culture Change.
  • Articles include a brief introduction written by Dr. Ferraro to present the reading/author and identify key issues raised, and conclude with discussion questions, and Internet resources and exercises.
  • Serving as a guide to using the classic readings, a quick-reference grid highlights which readings are relevant to key topic areas typically taught in cultural anthropology.
  • The book begins with an introduction to the field of cultural anthropology and the contributions made to research, followed by readings grouped under eight key concept areas taught in the introductory course: Perspectives on Culture; Language and Communication; Economics and Ecology; Marriage and the Family; Gender; Politics and Social Control; Supernatural Beliefs; and Culture Change.

Table of Contents

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1. Perspectives on Culture
2. Language and Communication
3. Economics and Ecology
4. Marriage and the Family
5. Gender
6. Politics and Social Control
7. Supernatural Beliefs
8. Culture Change

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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Classic Readings in Cultural Anthropology

  • ISBN-10: 1285738500
  • ISBN-13: 9781285738505

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