Thinking Anthropologically: A Practical Guide for Students

Paperback | April 21, 2010

byPhilip C. Salzman, Patricia C. Rice

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Thinking Anthropologcially, is an invaluable companion to any introductory anthropology text.  For, it focuses on the major themes that permeate all fields of anthropology, and helps students to do better, learn more, and better appreciate the anthropological way of looking at the world.

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Thinking Anthropologcially, is an invaluable companion to any introductory anthropology text.  For, it focuses on the major themes that permeate all fields of anthropology, and helps students to do better, learn more, and better appreciate the anthropological way of looking at the world. 

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Thinking Anthropologcially, is an invaluable companion to any introductory anthropology text.  For, it focuses on the major themes that permeate all fields of anthropology, and helps students to do better, learn more, and better appreciate the anthropological way of looking at the world. 

In This Section:   I. Author Bio II. Author Letter     I. Author Bio   Phillip Carl Salzman is a professor at the McGill University Department of Anthropology. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1972. He has conducted ethnographic research primarily among nomadic and pastoral peoples, in Baluchistan (Ira...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.9 × 5.8 × 0.5 inPublished:April 21, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205792715

ISBN - 13:9780205792719

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Table of Contents

 1    Introduction to Thinking Anthropologically
        Philip Carl Salzman, McGill University and Patricia C. Rice, West Virginia University


 2    What Anthropologists Look For: Patterns
        Philip Carl Salzman, McGill University
 

 3     Thinking Holistically
        Holly Peters-Golden, University of Michigan 

 

 4    Thinking Theoretically
        Philip Carl Salzman, McGill University 
 

 5     Using Science to Think Anthropologically
        Robin O’Brian, Elmira College and Patricia C. Rice,  West Virginia University 

 

 6     Thinking about Change: Biological Evolution, Culture Change, and the Importance of Scale
        Jeffrey H. Cohen,  Ohio State University and Jeffrey A. Kurland, Pennsylvania State Uni-versity 

 

 7     Why Do Anthropological Experts Disagree?
        Anne Campbell, Washington State University and Patricia C. Rice, West Virginia University 

 

 8     Thinking and Acting Ethically in Anthropology
        Ann Kingsolver, University of South Carolina 

 

 9     Applying Anthropological Knowledge
        Aaron Podolefsky, Central Missouri State University 

 

10   Making Ideas Researchable
        Philip Carl Salzman, McGill University and Patricia C. Rice, West Virginia University

 

11   Thinking Anthropologically about “Race”: Human Variation, Cultural Construction, and Dispelling Myths
        Yolanda T. Moses, University of California Riverside 

 

12    Thinking with Gender
          Paloma Gay y Blasco, University of St. Andrews (Scotland)

 

13    Fieldwork: Collecting Information 
          Philip Carl Salzman, McGill University
          Barbara J. King, College of William and Mary
          Norah Moloney, Institute of Archaeology, University College of London and
          Norma Mendoza-Denton, University of Arizona

 

14   How to Take Anthropology Tests
        Mary Pulford, Lake Superior College and Patricia C. Rice, West Virginia University