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Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Reconsidering the Bicycle

    An Anthropological Perspective on a New (Old) Thing, 1st Edition

    By Luis A. Vivanco

    In cities throughout the world, bicycles have gained a high profile in recent years, with politicians and activists promoting initiatives like bike lanes, bikeways, bike share programs, and other social programs to get more people on bicycles. Bicycles in the city are, some would say, the wave of…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Alcohol

    Social Drinking in Cultural Context, 1st Edition

    By Janet Chrzan

    Alcohol: Social Drinking in Cultural Context critically examines alcohol use across cultures and through time. This short text is a framework for students to self-consciously examine their beliefs about and use of alcohol, and a companion text for teaching the primary concepts of anthropology to…

    Paperback – 2013-01-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • The World of Wal-Mart

    Discounting the American Dream, 1st Edition

    By Nick Copeland, Christine Labuski

    This book demonstrates the usefulness of anthropological concepts by taking a critical look at Wal-Mart and the American Dream. Rather than singling Wal-Mart out for criticism, the authors treat it as a product of a socio-political order that it also helps to shape. The book attributes Wal-Mart’s…

    Paperback – 2012-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Forensic Anthropology Training Manual

    3rd Edition

    By Karen Ramey Burns

    Provides basic information on successfully collecting, processing, analyzing, and describing skeletal human remains. Forensic Anthropology Training Manual serves as a practical reference tool and a framework for training in forensic anthropology. The first chapter informs judges, attorneys, law…

    Paperback – 2012-01-20
    Routledge

  • Forensic Anthropology Laboratory Manual

    2nd Edition

    By Steven N. Byers

    Designed to accompany Introduction to Forensic Anthropology: A Textbook, Fourth Edition, this laboratory manual provides students in academic laboratory courses hands-on experience with the major processes of forensic anthropology.  This unique, step-by-step workbook introduces students to all…

    Paperback – 2011-02-28
    Routledge

  • Fake Stuff

    China and the Rise of Counterfeit Goods, 1st Edition

    By Yi-Chieh Jessica Lin

    "The Anthropology of Stuff" is part of a new Series dedicated to innovative, unconventional ways to connect undergraduate students and their lived concerns about our social world to the power of social science ideas and evidence. Our goal with the project is to help spark social science…

    Paperback – 2011-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Lycra

    How A Fiber Shaped America, 1st Edition

    By Kaori O'Connor

    "The Anthropology of Stuff" is part of a new Series dedicated to innovative, unconventional ways to connect undergraduate students and their lived concerns about our social world to the power of social science ideas and evidence. Our goal with the project is to help spark social science…

    Paperback – 2011-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology