Cultural Anthropology : Contemporary, Public, and Critical Readings


Cultural Anthropology: Contemporary, Public, and Critical Readings, Second Edition, helps students think anthropologically by introducing core concepts through engaging case studies. These timely readings.

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will generate discussion among students regarding the value of an anthropological perspective in the modern world. While the selections represent a range of geographic and cultural areas, the book includes many U.S.-based fieldwork examples so that students are inspired to think anthropologically "in their own backyards." Several case studies offer examples of anthropology in action, and special features throughout the text profile anthropological application through news stories ("In the News") and interviews ("Anthropology in Practice").