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Cultural Anthropology- Vantage Digital Option

12th Edition
  • Serena Nanda - John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
  • Richard L. Warms - Texas State University - San Marcos, USA


August 2021 | SAGE Publications, Inc
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Cultural Anthropology integrates critical thinking, explores rich ethnographies, and prompts students to skillfully explore and study today’s world. Readers will better understand social structures by examining themselves, their own cultures, and cultures from across the globe (see details below to learn more about the text). Cultural Anthropology - Vantage Digital Option, Twelfth Edition delivers Serena Nanda and Richard L. Warms’ trusted textbook content on SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that offers auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including assignable video—all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. Built with you and your students in mind, it offers easy course set-up and enables students to better prepare for class. For a personalized demo, please contact your SAGE representative.

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About Cultural Anthropology, Twelfth Edition

Cultural Anthropology
integrates critical thinking, explores rich ethnographies, and prompts students to skillfully explore and study today’s world. Readers will better understand social structures by examining themselves, their own cultures, and cultures from across the globe. Serena Nanda and Richard L. Warms show how historical studies and anthropological techniques can help students think about the nature, structure, and meaning of human societies. With a practical emphasis on areas such as medicine, forensics, and advocacy, this book takes an applied approach to anthropology.

 
Preface
 
About the Authors
 
Chapter 1. Anthropology and Human Diversity
 
Chapter 2. Doing Cultural Anthropology
 
Chapter 3. The Idea of Culture
 
Chapter 4. Communication
 
Chapter 5. Making a Living
 
Chapter 6. Economics
 
Chapter 7. Political Organization
 
Chapter 8. Stratification
 
Chapter 9. Kinship
 
Chapter 10. Marriage, Family, and Domestic Groups
 
Chapter 11. Gender
 
Chapter 12. Religion
 
Chapter 13. Creative Expression
 
Chapter 14. Power, Conquest, and a World System
 
Chapter 15. Culture, Change, and the Modern World
 
Appendix: A Brief Historical Guide to Anthropological Theory
 
References
 
Index

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KEY FEATURES OF CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, TWELFTH EDITION

  • Learning Objectives help students center and focus on the chapter's key points, and are phrased using Bloom's Taxonomy of Measurable Verbs and move toward the critical thinking end of the taxonomy.
  • Ethnography features take in-depth looks at specific cultures, teaches students about the basic tool of anthropology, and helps students think about and figure out themselves.
  • Anthropology Makes a Difference features show students what they can do with an anthropology degree.
  • Global and Local features deal directly with current social issues and shows the direct relevance of anthropology to current events.
  • Unique chapter summaries are phrased in the form of questions that are then answered for a more applied feel and helps get students actively thinking.

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