Core concepts in cultural anthropology
- Robert H. Lavenda, Emily A. Schultz.
- Seventh edition.
- New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
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- xv, 240 pages ; 24 cm
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- 1. Anthropology2. Culture3. Meaning-Making and Language4. Worldview and Religion5. The Dimensions of Social Organization6. Sex, Gender, and Sexuality7. Relatedness: Kinship, Marriage, Family, and Friendship8. Political Anthropology9. Economic Anthropology10. Globalization11. The Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Medicine12. Theory in Cultural AnthropologyAppendix: Reading EthnographyThe Parts of an EthnographyThe Use of Indigenous and Local TermsThe PhotographsWhy Are You Reading This Ethnography (and How Should You Read It)?BibliographyIndex.
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Designed for courses that make extensive use of ethnographies and other supplementary readings, this is a concise introduction to the basic ideas and practices of contemporary cultural anthropology. Not a standard textbook, Core Concepts in Cultural Anthropology, Seventh Edition, offers an elaborated discussion of the key terms and concepts that anthropologists use in their work. The book prepares students to read ethnographies more effectively and with greater understanding.
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