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The authoring pair of James Peoples and Garrick Bailey team up to provide college and university students with a grand textbook in Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, ISBN 9781111301521. With the use of a concise and easy-to-understand writing style, this book introduces users to cultural anthropology through the inclusion of intriguing...
The authoring pair of James Peoples and Garrick Bailey team up to provide college and university students with a grand textbook in Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, ISBN 9781111301521. With the use of a concise and easy-to-understand writing style, this book introduces users to cultural anthropology through the inclusion of intriguing stories as well as a foundational overview focusing on globalization and culture change. With a journey into the various issues facing the world today, the authors also guide students to investigate the most current trends and debatable topics including gay marriage, cultural and economic globalization, population growth, hunger, as well as the survival of indigenous cultures. James Peoples and Garrick Bailey strategically map out the content of Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology across 18 chapters. Chapter 1 begins this text with an introduction to 'The Study of Humanity' followed by chapter 2 investigating 'Culture.' Chapter 3 presents information on 'Culture and Language' while chapter 4 examines 'The Development of Anthropological Thought' and chapter 5 delves 'Methods of Investigation.' Chapter 6 is entitled 'Culture and Nature: Interacting with the Environments' while chapter 7 discusses 'Exchange in Economic Systems' and chapter 8 takes a look at 'Marriages and Family.' Chapter 9 presents information on 'Kinship and Descent' followed by chapter 10 investigating 'Enculturation and the Life Course' and chapter 11 looking at 'Gender in Comparative Perspective.' 'The Organization of Political Life' is the topic of choice in chapter 12 while 'Social Inequality and Stratification' is discussed in chapter 13 and 'Religion and World View' is presented in chapter 14. Chapter 15 examines 'Art and the Aesthetic' followed by chapter 16 focusing on 'Globalization.' This book is concluded with chapter 17 which investigates 'Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflict' while chapter 18 discusses 'World Problems and the Practice of Anthropology.'
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