This concise and accessible introduction establishes the relevance of cultural anthropology for the modern world through an integrated, ethnographically informed approach. The book develops readers’ understanding and engagement by addressing key issues such as:
Cultural Anthropology: 101 includes case studies from both classic and contemporary ethnography, as well as a comprehensive bibliography and index. It is an essential guide for students approaching this fascinating field for the first time.
"Cultural Anthropology: 101 is a jargon free, concise introduction to socio-cultural anthropology. The text offers a platform to a sub-discipline of anthropology, illustrating its major theories and concepts to the larger anthropological discipline and our ever-changing world. Undergraduates will discover an engaging text that offers numerous opportunities for further exploration".
Gregory R. Campbell, The University of Montana.
Introduction 1. Diverse Humanity, Diverse Anthropology 2. Studying Culture, Practicing Culture 3. People and Things in Motion 4. Producing and Reproducing Bodies 5. Speaking and Thinking Culture 6. Working for a Living 7. Order and Border 8. Humans and Other Persons 9. We Are What We Do 10. Better Living Through Anthropology Bibliography