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eText: 
ISBN-10 020584622XISBN-13 9780205846221
Print: 
ISBN-10 0205786367ISBN-13 9780205786367
Author(s): Barbara Miller
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 360
Description

Successfully integrating attention to globalization, gender, class, race and ethnicity, and the environment, this text engages students with compelling ethnographic examples and by demonstrating the relevance of anthropology. Faculty and students praise the book’s proven ability to generate class discussion, increase faculty-student engagement, and enhance student learning.

  • Clear writing and excellent photo, figure and map program

  • Rich ethnographic examples from around the world

  • Balanced theoretical approach

  • Topical coverage of economic systems, the life-cycle, health, kinship, social organization, politics, language, religion, expressive culture, and final two chapters on how migration and international development policies

  • Applied anthropology examples throughout

  • The Big Question structure of each chapter contributes to Learning Objectives

  • Professor-created Testbank connects Learning Objectives to Outcomes Assessment

  • This book, based on Miller's full-length Cultural Anthropology text, will generate class discussion, increase faculty-student engagement, and enhance student learning. Material throughout the book highlights the relevance of anthropology to students and how they can apply in their careers. By entwining attention to key theories for understanding culture with an emphasis on relevance of anthropological knowledge and skills, this text is the perfect choice for introductory cultural anthropology courses.

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