21st Century Anthropology: 21st Century Economics, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412979285
  • ISBN-13: 9781412979283
  • DDC: 301
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1099 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released November 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

Via 100 entries or "mini chapters," this work highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of anthropology ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century. This two volume set provides undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source that serves their research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but in a clear, accessible style, devoid of jargon, unnecessary detail or density.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Dedication.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
About the Editor.
About the Contributors.
1: Biological Anthropology.
2: Biological Anthropology.
3: Hominid Descriptions.
4: Human Brain.
5: Human Adaptations.
6: Human Growth and Development.
7: Human Biocultural Diversity.
8: Race and Racism.
9: DNA and Genetic Engineering.
10: Archaeology.
11: Archaeology.
12: Excavation and Preservation.
13: Artifacts, Burials, and Ruins.
14: Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans.
15: Technology.
16: Sociocultural Anthropology.
17: Concept of Culture.
18: Ethnography and Ethnology.
19: Marriage and the Family.
20: Kinship Systems.
21: Political Organizations.
22: Magic and Science.
23: Shamanism.
24: Witchcraft and Sorcery.
25: Religions and Beliefs.
26: Cosmology and Mythology.
27: Peasant Societies.
28: Food: Plants and Animals.
29: Linguistics.
30: Linguistics.
31: Communication and Symbolism.
32: Storytelling.
33: Mass Media and Anthropology.
34: Applied Anthropology.
35: Applied Anthropology.
36: Law and Anthropology.
37: Forensic Anthropology.
38: Paleopathology and Anthropology.
39: Medical Anthropology.
40: Infectious Diseases and Anthropology.
41: Methodology.
42: Dating Techniques.
43: Interpreting Evidence.
44: Cross-Cultural Studies.
45: Twin Studies.
46: Temporal Frameworks.
47: Geology and Anthropology.
48: Paleontology and Anthropology.
49: Prehistoric Cultures.
50: Ancient Civilizations.
51: History and Anthropology.
52: Theories in Anthropology.
53: Theoretical Anthropology.
54: Ideology and Anthropology.
55: Enlightenment and Secularism.
56: Marxist Anthropology.
57: Agency and Practice Theory.
58: Open and Closed Societies.
59: Culture and Personality.
60: German Anthropology.
61: Values and Anthropology.
62: Human Excellence: Past and Present.