Essentials of Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age Second Edition

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Essentials of Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age Second Edition #ad - Students learn that the tools of cultural anthropology are relevant to their life in our globalized world. The new inquizitive course helps students focus their reading, master the basics, and come to class prepared. Essential tools for living in a multicultural and global age. The most successful new textbook in a generation, more than ever, Ken Guest’s text shows students that now, global forces affect local culture.

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Cultural Anthropology: A Reader for a Global Age First Edition

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Readings that will make your course come alive Best-selling author Ken Guest presents the essential readings and diverse voices that will help students understand their rapidly globalizing world. This concise, affordable reader is designed to complement any introductory syllabus and is the perfect companion to Guest’s market-leading texts.

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Cultural Anthropology Fieldwork Journal Second Edition

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Practicing fieldwork skills such as note-taking, map-making, interviewing, and drawing large-scale conclusions from careful observation will engage students more deeply in the course material. Compact and easy to use, the Fieldwork Journal includes space to write notes and record data. Every activity in the fieldwork Journal enhances students' understanding of the concepts covered in Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age.

An excellent supplement to the introductory textbook cultural anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age, Second Edition, Ken Guest's Cultural Anthropology Fieldwork Journal, Second Edition, helps students apply the concepts they are learning in class while out in the real world. Ethnographic fieldwork is one of the most fundamental and for students, sometimes daunting tools for anthropological study.

Cultural Anthropology Fieldwork Journal Second Edition #ad - . The step-by-step exercises in the fieldwork journal encourage students to observe, question, family dynamics, and generate their own data about the places, TV screens, and networks that they may take for granted in everyday life: from friendships, places of worship, and consumption habits to classrooms, relationships, and their own homes.

Help your students apply their anthropological toolkit to the real world.

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The Land of Open Graves: Living and Dying on the Migrant Trail California Series in Public Anthropology

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University of California Press #ad - For two decades, this policy has failed to deter border crossers while successfully turning the rugged terrain of southern Arizona into a killing field. In his gripping and provocative debut, anthropologist and MacArthur "Genius" Fellow Jason De León sheds light on one of the most pressing political issues of our time—the human consequences of US immigration policy.

The land of open graves reveals the suffering and deaths that occur daily in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona as thousands of undocumented migrants attempt to cross the border from Mexico into the United States. In harrowing detail, de león chronicles the journeys of people who have made dozens of attempts to cross the border and uncovers the stories of the objects and bodies left behind in the desert.

The Land of Open Graves: Living and Dying on the Migrant Trail California Series in Public Anthropology #ad - The land of open Graves will spark debate and controversy. Drawing on the four major fields of anthropology, and forensic science to produce a scathing critique of “Prevention through Deterrence, archaeology, De León uses an innovative combination of ethnography, linguistics, ” the federal border enforcement policy that encourages migrants to cross in areas characterized by extreme environmental conditions and high risk of death.

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Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States California Series in Public Anthropology

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University of California Press #ad - Holmes’s material is visceral and powerful. He lived with indigenous families in the mountains of Oaxaca and in farm labor camps in the U. S. Picked strawberries, planted and harvested corn, and accompanied sick workers to clinics and hospitals. He trekked with his companions illegally through the desert into Arizona and was jailed with them before they were deported.

An anthropologist and md in the mold of Paul Farmer and Didier Fassin, anti-immigrant sentiment, Holmes shows how market forces, and racism undermine health and health care. This “embodied anthropology” deepens our theoretical understanding of the ways in which social inequalities and suffering come to be perceived as normal and natural in society and in health care.

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States California Series in Public Anthropology #ad - All of the book award money and royalties from the sales of this book have been donated to farm worker unions, farm worker organizations and farm worker projects in consultation with farm workers who appear in the book. California. Fresh fruit, broken bodies provides an intimate examination of the everyday lives and suffering of Mexican migrants in our contemporary food system.

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Borders of Belonging: Struggle and Solidarity in Mixed-Status Immigrant Families

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Stanford University Press #ad - Borders of belonging investigates a pressing but previously unexplored aspect of immigration in America―the impact of immigration policies and practices not only on undocumented migrants, but also on their family members, some of whom possess a form of legal status. University of California Press. Heide castañeda reveals the trauma, employment, alongside the stratification of particular family members' access to resources like education, distress, and inequalities that occur daily, and health care.

Borders of Belonging: Struggle and Solidarity in Mixed-Status Immigrant Families #ad - She also paints a vivid picture of the resilience, resistance, siblings, and solidarity between parents and children, creative responses, and other kin. Castañeda's innovative ethnography combines fieldwork with individuals and family groups to paint a full picture of the experiences of mixed-status families as they navigate the emotional, social, political, and medical difficulties that inevitably arise when at least one family member lacks legal status.

Exposing the extreme conditions in the heavily-regulated U. S. Mexico borderlands, this book presents a portentous vision of how the further encroachment of immigration enforcement would affect millions of mixed-status families throughout the country. California.

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Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

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University of California Press #ad - California. Deftly weaving ethnographic evidence into broader discussions of Medicaid and racial disparities in infant and maternal mortality, Bridges shines new light on the politics of healthcare for the poor, demonstrating how the “medicalization” of social problems reproduces racial stereotypes and governs the bodies of poor women of color.

Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization #ad - Reproducing race, an ethnography of pregnancy and birth at a large New York City public hospital, explores the role of race in the medical setting. University of California Press. Bridges investigates how race―commonly seen as biological in the medical world―is socially constructed among women dependent on the public healthcare system for prenatal care and childbirth.

Bridges argues that race carries powerful material consequences for these women even when it is not explicitly named, showing how they are marginalized by the practices and assumptions of the clinic staff. Khiara M.

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Conformity and Conflict: Readings in Cultural Anthropology 15th Edition

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Pearson #ad - For courses in introduction to cultural anthropology   examine Culture and its Influence on Human Life Conformity and Conflict: Readings in Cultural Anthropology seeks to teach readers the importance of culture and its influence on human life. And the writing space helps educators develop and assess concept mastery and critical thinking through writing, quickly and easily.

. Articles throughout the text touch on all major subfields, and medical topics, global, including environmental, giving readers a comprehensive introduction to the field. Useful features like a glossary of key terms help readers understand basic concepts discussed in the readings. California. The inclusion of current information and articles allows readers to connect with major anthropological concepts through relevant events.

Conformity and Conflict: Readings in Cultural Anthropology 15th Edition #ad - By including examples of Western, North American cultures, the text makes cultural understanding and comparison more relatable to audiences. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they’ve learned. University of California Press.

Note: you are purchasing a standalone product; MyAnthroLab® does not come packaged with this content. Also available with myanthroLab MyAnthroLab for Cultural Anthropology courses extends learning online, engaging students and improving results. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and myanthrolab search for 013422695x / 9780134226958   conformity and conflict: readings in cultural anthropology plus myanthrolab for cultural anthropology – Access Card Package, 15/e   Package consists of: 0205990797 / 9780205990795  Conformity and Conflict: Readings in Cultural Anthropology, 15/e 0205982018 / 9780205982011  MyAnthroLab for Cultural Anthropology Access Card MyAnthroLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

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Native Tours: The Anthropology of Travel and Tourism

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Waveland Pr Inc #ad - Title of related interest also available from waveland Press: Gmelch-Kaul, Tourists and Tourism: A Reader, Third Edition ISBN 9781478636229. California. Applying a characteristically uncluttered, Chambers updates, authoritative writing style alongside an exceptional command of the relevant literature, refines, and extends the original concise work.

He identifies new or refashioned trends such as green tourism, and domestic tourism in developing nations, heritage and cultural tourism, community-based tourism, as well as discusses how local prejudices influence and often distort views of tourism. Three detailed case studies originating in the American Southwest, political, cultural, the Tirolean Alps, and Belize illustrate the social, economic, and environmental costs and benefits of tourism.

Native Tours: The Anthropology of Travel and Tourism #ad - The original edition of native Tours provided a much-needed overview and analysis of anthropology s contributions to tourism as an emerging field of study. Such a cultural perspective illuminated key ideas surrounding worldwide host guest relationships and the impacts, both negative and positive, of tourism as one of the world s largest industries.

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Feeding Desire: Fatness, Beauty and Sexuality Among a Saharan People

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Routledge #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Offering a reminder that an estimated eighty per cent of the world's societies prefer plump women, this gracefully written book is both a fascinating exploration of the nature of bodily ideals and a highly readable ethnography of a Saharan people. While the western world adheres to a beauty ideal that says women can never be too thin, the semi-nomadic Moors of the Sahara desert have for centuries cherished a feminine ideal of extreme fatness.

Routledge. University of California Press. Based on fieldwork in an arab village in niger, kinship, Islam, Feeding Desire analyses the meanings of women's fatness as constituted by desire, concepts of health, and the crucial social need to manage sexuality. California. By demonstrating how a particular beauty ideal can only be understood within wider social structures and cultural logics, the book also implicitly provides a new way of thinking about the ideal of slimness in late Western capitalism.

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Haunting Images: A Cultural Account of Selective Reproduction in Vietnam Philip E. Lilienthal Books

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University of California Press #ad - University of California Press. For anthropologists, this diagnostic capability raises important questions about individuality and collectivity, responsibility and choice. Used book in Good Condition. Routledge. At the center of the book are case studies of thirty pregnant women whose fetuses were labeled “abnormal” after an ultrasound examination.

Arguing for more sustained anthropological attention to human quests for belonging, Haunting Images addresses existential questions of love and loss that concern us all. Based on years of careful ethnographic fieldwork in Hanoi, Haunting Images offers a frank and compassionate account of the moral quandaries that accompany innovations in biomedical technology.

Haunting Images: A Cultural Account of Selective Reproduction in Vietnam Philip E. Lilienthal Books #ad - California. By following these women and their relatives through painful processes of reproductive decision making, Tine M. Across the globe, ultrasonography and other technologies for prenatal screening offer prospective parents new information and present them with agonizing decisions never faced in the past.

. University of California Press. Gammeltoft offers intimate ethnographic insights into everyday life in contemporary Vietnam and a sophisticated theoretical exploration of how subjectivities are forged in the face of moral assessments and demands.

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