Higher Education

Cultural ANTHRO, 1st Edition

  • includes CourseMate Printed Access Card
  • Richard H. Robbins State University of New York (SUNY), Plattsburgh
  • ISBN-10: 1111300895  |  ISBN-13: 9781111300890
  • 224 Pages
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $45.00
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Overview

Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with over fifty-eight students and seven faculty focus group participants, CULTURAL ANTHRO is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today’s learners at a value-based price. Using a variety of questions on important issues anthropologists study in a unique problem-based format, CULTURAL ANTHRO actively engages students through discussion of key problems people and cultures face and case studies in every chapter that illustrate how anthropologists work.

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Features and Benefits

  • An innovative combination of content delivery both in print and online provides a core text and a wealth of comprehensive multimedia teaching and learning assets based on input from student focus groups and surveys, and from interviews with over sixty faculty and students.
  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage for your course.
  • Chapter In Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class preparation.
  • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor’s Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding Microsoft PowerPoint® and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.
  • A full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles is available to students with the purchase of a new book. This includes access to an integrated eBook, chapter-specific interactive learning tools, including flashcards, quizzes, videos and more in your Anthropology CourseMate, accessed through CengageBrain.com.
  • All of the content and resources you expect with a supplements package that is second to none.
  • Actively engage your students with the unique question and answer format designed to teach students to think critically like an anthropologist on key questions anthropologists ask and such pressing new topics as the economic downturn, terrorism, and the human impact on the environment.
  • Numerous comparisons of world cultures with American culture encourage students to recognize their own cultural perspectives.

Table of Contents

Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1. Culture and Meaning.
2. The Meaning of Progress and Development.
3. Globalization , Neoliberalism and the Nation-State.
4. The Social and Cultural Construction of Reality.
5. Patterns of Family Relations.
6. The Cultural Construction of Identity.
7. The Cultural Construction of Social Hierarchy.
8. The Cultural Construction of Violent Conflict.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.

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Bundle: Text + WebTutor™ on Blackboard® with eBook on Gateway Printed Access Card

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Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Anthropology CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111301638 | ISBN-13: 9781111301637)

Interested in a simple way to complement your text and course content with study and practice materials? Cengage Learning’s Anthropology CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. Anthropology CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

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Anthropology CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1111300925 | ISBN-13: 9781111300920)

Cengage Learning’s Anthropology CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. Anthropology CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

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WebTutor™ on WebCT™ with eBook on Gateway Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111681597 | ISBN-13: 9781111681593)

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WebTutor™ on Blackboard® with eBook on Gateway Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111681570 | ISBN-13: 9781111681579)

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Wadsworth Anthropology Video Library, Volume 2 (featuring BBC Video Clips)  (ISBN-10: 1111829004 | ISBN-13: 9781111829001)

Anthropology Resource Center Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 0495394548 | ISBN-13: 9780495394549)

This hands-on online center offers a wealth of information and useful tools for both instructors and students in all four fields of anthropology: cultural anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics. It includes interactive maps, learning modules, video exercises, and breaking news in anthropology.

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Student Supplements

Anthropology CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111301638 | ISBN-13: 9781111301637)

Anthropology CourseMate include an interactive eBook, which allows you to take notes, highlight, bookmark, search the text, and use in-context glossary definitions; interactive teaching and learning tools including; quizzes; flashcards; videos, and more.

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Anthropology CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1111300925 | ISBN-13: 9781111300920)

Access an integrated eBook, chapter-specific interactive learning tools, including flashcards, quizzes, videos, and more in your Anthropology CourseMate, accessed through CengageBrain.com.

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WebTutor™ on WebCT™ with eBook on Gateway Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111681597 | ISBN-13: 9781111681593)

Improve your grades with WebTutor™ review and test prep tools.

List Price = $64.95  | CengageBrain Price = $64.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $64.95

WebTutor™ on Blackboard® with eBook on Gateway Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111681570 | ISBN-13: 9781111681579)

Improve your grades with WebTutor™ review and test prep tools.

List Price = $64.95  | CengageBrain Price = $64.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $64.95

Anthropology Resource Center Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 0495394548 | ISBN-13: 9780495394549)

This hands-on interactive learning resource reinforces key concepts in the four main fields of anthropology: cultural anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics. Experience the fun of learning with dynamic exercises and contemporary video clips with critical-thinking questions. Use the learning modules, map exercises, the latest breaking news and interactive exercises to help you prepare for exams and conduct research for papers.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Richard H. Robbins

Richard H. Robbins is a distinguished teaching professor of anthropology at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. His teaching interests include courses on global problems, utopian societies, comparative religion, the anthropology of food, and activist anthropology. He has conducted research among indigenous peoples of Canada and fishing communities in northeastern New Brunswick. His recent books Include Debt as Power (with Tim DiMuzio); Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism, Sixth Edition; Darwin and the Bible: The Cultural Confrontation (With Mark Cohen); and Globalization and the Environment (with Gary Kroll). Professor Robbins is the recipient of the 2005 American Anthropological Association/McGraw-Hill award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.