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Cultural Anthropology, Books a la Carte Edition, 13th Edition

By Carol R. Ember, Melvin R. Ember

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 3, 2010


Cultural Anthropology, provides both a comprehensive and scientific introduction to cultural anthropology.  It helps the reader understand how humans vary culturally and why they got to be that way.   This new edition also highlights migration and immigration in the context of globalization.

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Cultural Anthropology 13e

Table of Contents



Part I   Introduction


CHAPTER  1   What Is Anthropology

CHAPTER  2   Culture and Culture Change

CHAPTER  3   History of Anthropological Theory

CHAPTER  4   Explanation and Evidence


Part II Cultural Variation


CHAPTER 5    Communication and Language

CHAPTER 6    Getting Food

CHAPTER 7    Economic Systems

CHAPTER 8    Social Stratification: Class, Ethnicity, and Racism

CHAPTER 9    Culture and the Individual

CHAPTER 10  Sex, Gender, and Culture

CHAPTER 11  Marriage and the Family

CHAPTER 12  Marital Residence and Kinship<PG >

CHAPTER 13  Associations and Interest Groups

CHAPTER 14  Political Life: Social Order and Disorder

CHAPTER 15  Religion and Magic

CHAPTER 16  The Arts


Part III  Using Anthropology


CHAPTER 17  Applied, Practicing, and Medical Anthropology

CHAPTER 18  Global Problems


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