Cultural Anthropology 2ce: A Problem-based Approach

Paperback | January 16, 2013

byRichard H. Robbins, Sherri N. Larkin, Maggie Cummings

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Encourage a critical mindset and active, global citizenship with Robbins/Cummings/Larkin/McGarry's ' unique Cultural Anthropology: A Problem-Based Approach, 2Ce. Using a hands-on, participatory, active-learning approach that promotes inquiry and discussion, this leading brief text introduces key research problems studied by anthropologists. Within the book's engaging narrative, the authors teach students to analyze their own culture as a basis for understanding the cultures of others. Presentations are organized around penetrating, provocative questions rather than topics, creating a natural, integrated discussion of foundational social issues such as kinship, caste, gender roles, and religion and pressing social issues such as the impact of neoliberalism and globalization. Students explore these subjects within the context of meaningful questions. The text's brief length provides the flexibility to add original research or ethnographies to enrich students' exposure to anthropology.

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Encourage a critical mindset and active, global citizenship with Robbins/Cummings/Larkin/McGarry's ' unique Cultural Anthropology: A Problem-Based Approach, 2Ce. Using a hands-on, participatory, active-learning approach that promotes inquiry and discussion, this leading brief text introduces key research problems studied by anthropolog...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.45 inPublished:January 16, 2013Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176502726

ISBN - 13:9780176502720

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PrefaceChapter 1: Culture and MeaningChapter 2: The Meaning of Progress and DevelopmentChapter 3: The Social and Cultural Construction of RealityChapter 4: Patterns of Family RelationshipsChapter 5: The Cultural Construction of IdentityChapter 6: The Cultural Construction of Social HierarchyChapter 7: Globalization, Neoliberalism, and the Nation-StateChapter 8: The Cultural Construction of Conflict and Violence