Applying Cultural Anthropology: An Introductory Reader

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Fieldwork1. Shakespeare in the Bush Laura Bohannan (Natural History, 1966)2. Eating Christmas in the Kalahari Richard Borshay Lee (Natural History, 1969)3. Maxwell's Demons: Disenchantment in the FieldJanet McIntoshKinship and Family4. When Brothers Share a WifeMelvyn C. Goldstein (Natural History, 1987)5. How Many Fathers Are Best for a Child?Meredith F. Small (Discover, 2003)6. "To Give up on Words": Silence in Western Apache CultureKeith H. Basso (Southwestern Journal of Anthropology, 1970)7. How Families Work: Love, Labor and Mediated Oppositions in American Domestic RitualMark AuslanderRitual and Religion8. Body Ritual Among the NaciremaHorace Miner (American Anthropologist, 1956)9. Ritual in the Operating RoomPearl Katz10. Plastic Red Rituals: There's More to That Cup Than You ThinkKrystal D'Costa11. The Adaptive Value of Religious RitualRichard Sosis (American Scientist, 2004)Food and Agriculture12. The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human RaceJared Diamond (Discover, 1987)13. The Forgotten Population: Youth, Food Insecurity, and the Global Food CrisisCraig Hadley, Tefera Belachew, David Lindstrom, Fasil Tessema14. Chinese Table Manners: You Are How You EatEugene Cooper (Human Organization, 1986)Gender and Sexuality15. Talk in the Intimate Relationship: His and HersDeborah Tannen16. Measuring Up to Barbie: Ideals of the Feminine Body in Popular CultureJacqueline Urla and Alan C. Swedlund17. Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving?: Anthropological Reflections on CulturalRelativism and Its OthersLila Abu-Lughod (American Anthropologist, 2002)18. Gay Marriage and AnthropologyLinda S. Stone (Anthropology News, 2004)19. "Strange Country This": An Introduction to North American Gender DiversityWill Roscoe (Changing Ones, 1998)Medical Anthropology20. It Takes A Village Healer: Anthropologists believe traditional medicine can remedy Africa's aids crisis. Are They Right?Matthew Steinglass21. The Viral SuperhighwayGeorge Armelagos (The Sciences, 1998)22. Culture and the Evolution of ObesityPeter J. Brown (Human Nature, 1991)23. Pocahontas Goes to the Clinic: Popular Culture as Lingua Francain a Cultural BorderlandCheryl Mattingly (American Anthropologist, 2006)Money and Conflict24. Anthropologist Takes Inner-City Children on Shopping SpreesElizabeth Chin25. Just Another Job?: The Commodification of Domestic LaborBridget Anderson26. Conflict and Confluence in Advertising MeetingsRobert J. Morais (Human Organization, 2007)Law and Conflict27. Law, Custom, and Crimes against Women: The Problem of Dowry Death in IndiaJohn van Willigen and V. C. Channa (Human Organization, 1991)28. The Kpelle MootJames L. Gibbs Jr. (Africa, 1963)29. Sacred Barriers to Conflict Resolution 192Scott Atran, Robert Axelrod, Richard Davis (Science, 2007)30. Army Enlists Anthropology in War ZonesDavid Rohde (New York Times, 2007)31. Contemporary Warfare in the New Guinea HighlandsAaron Podolefsky (Ethnology, 1984)Environment, Poverty, & Development32. Are the Desert People Winning?Robert Sapolsky33. Two Rights Make a Wrong: Indigenous Peoples VersusEnvironmental Protection AgenciesRichard Reed34. Moral Fibers of Farmer Cooperatives: Creating Poverty and Wealth with Cotton in Southern MaliScott M. Lacy (2008)35. Family Planning Outreach and Credit Programs in Rural BangladeshSidney Ruth Schuler and Syed M. Hashemi (Human Organization, 1995)Globalization and Culture Change36. The Search for Sustainable Markets: The Promise and Failures of Fair TradeJulia Smith (Culture & Agriculture, 2007)37. Globalization from the Ground UpDave Crawford38. The Price of Progress 273John H. Bodley (Victims of Progress, 1999)
The ninth edition of Applying Anthropology: An Introductory Reader is a collection of articles that provide compelling examples of applied research in cultural anthropology. In this age of globalization and increased cultural intolerance, the basic messages of public anthropology are more important than ever. This new edition offers ten new readings that refer to contemporary social issues such as religious belief, work and family, social class, food production, relationships, consumerism, the effects of climate change on culture, and globalization.
Autor: Aaron Podolefsky, Peter Brown, Scott Lacy
Peter J. Brown teaches at Emory University. He is a professor in the Department of Anthropology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences and also a professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health. He serves as the Director of Emorys Center for Health, Culture and Society. He has co-edited : The Anthropology of Infectious Diseases; Emerging Illnesses and Society: Negotiating the Public Health Agenda; Applying Anthropology (9th edition); and Applying Cultural Anthropology (8th edition). His research primarily deals with sociocultural aspects of malaria and its control, and he serves on a malaria-related Scientific Advisory Committee for the World Health Organization. He has an additional research interest on cultural issues in obesity and its related chronic diseases. Recipient of several teaching awards, he is a director of a new program "Global Health, Culture and Society" at Emory College.

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Autor: Aaron Podolefsky
ISBN-13 :: 9780078117039
ISBN: 0078117038
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.07.2012
Verlag: MCGRAW HILL BOOK CO
Gewicht: 680g
Seiten: 336
Sprache: Englisch
Altersempfehlung: 18 - 99 Jahre
Auflage 00009, Revised
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 272x213x15 mm
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