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Applying anthropology : an introductory reader / Aaron Podolefsky, Peter J. Brown.

By: Podolefsky, Aaron
Contributor(s): Brown, Peter J
Language: English Publisher: Mountain View, London : Mayfield Publishing, 1998.Edition: 5th edDescription: xiv, 385p. : diagrs., maps ; 28cm.ISBN: 0767404653
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Includes references. - Same as 4th edition (L70500) but with added sections on biological anthropology and archaeology. - Contents: I, Biological anthropology. Teaching theories: evolution-creation controversy / R. Root-Bernstein, D.L. McEachron; What are friends for? / Barbara Smuts; What's love got to do with it? / Meredith Small; Dawson's dawn man: Piltdown / K.L. Feder; Women in evolution / N. Tanner, A. Zihlman; Ancient bodies, modern customs and our health / E.D. Whitaker; Ancient genes and modern health / S. Boyd Eaton, M. Konner; The tall and the short of it / B. Bogin; Anthropometry, assassinations and aircraft disasters / Clyde Snow; Bred in the bone / A.H. Goodman; II, Archaeology. The worst mistake in the history of the human race / Jared Diamond; Disease and death at Dr. Dickson's mound / A.H. Goodman, G.J. Armelagos; Opportunities in cultural resources management / A.C. Pastron; The secrets of ancient Tiwanaku benefiting today's Bolivia / B. Straughan; Easter's end / J. Diamond; From Tikal to Tucson / W. Rathje; Food waste behavior in an urban population / Gail G. Harrison [et al.]; Dawn of a new stone age in eye surgery / Payson D. Sheets; III, Cultural anthropology. Body ritual among the Nacirema / Horace Miner; Loading the bases: how our tribe protects its own image / Brad Shore; Crack in Spanish Harlem / P. Bourgois; Corporate anthropologists / J.J. Laabs; Shakespeare in the bush / L. Bohannan; "To give up on words": silence in western Apache culture / K.H. Basso; A cultural approach to male/female miscommunication / D.N. Maltz, R.A. Borker; Suite for ebony and phonics / J.R. Rickford; You are what you eat: religious aspects of the health food movement / J. Dubisch; Chinese table manners / Eugene Cooper; Culture and the evolution of obesity / Peter J. Brown; Race without color / J. Diamond; Draft official statement on "race" / AAA; White privilege / Peggy McIntosh; Eating Christmas in the Kalahari / R. Borshay Lee; The domestication of wood in Haiti / Gerald F. Murray; Strings attached / Lee Cronk; Using cultural skills for cooperative advantage in Japan / R.H. Reeves-Ellington; Society and sex roles / E. Friedl; Family planning outreach and credit programs in rural Bangladesh / S.R. Schuler, S.M. Ashemi; Child care in China / Bruce Dollar; American schoolrooms / Jules Henry; When brothers share a wife / M.C. Goldstein; African polygany / P.L. Kilbride; Law, custom and crimes against women: dowry death in India / J. van Willigan, V.C. Channa; The Kpelle moot / James L. Gibbs; Gauging the winds of war / B. Bower; Contemporary warfare in the New Guinea highlands / A. Podolefsky; Hallucinogenic plants / Wade Davis; Anthropology and the world of physicians / Thomas M. Johnson; Ritual in the operating room / Pearl Katz; Women, minorities and indigenous peoples: universalism and cultural relativity / C. Nagengast; Advertising and global culture / Noreene Janus; The price of progress / John H. Bodley.