Conformity and Conflict

Readings in Cultural Anthropology

Author: James P. Spradley,David W. McCurdy

Publisher: Jill Potash

ISBN: 0205234100

Category: Social Science

Page: 411

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Demonstrate the nature of culture and its influence on people's lives. For over 40 years, the best-selling Conformity and Conflict has brought together original readings and cutting edge research alongside classic works as a powerful way to study human behavior and events. Its readings cover a broad range of theoretical perspectives and demonstrate basic anthropological concepts. The Fourteenth Edition incorporates successful articles from past editions and fresh ideas from the field to show fascinating perspectives on the human experience. Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning - MyAnthroLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking - Articles, article introductions and review questions encourage students to examine their assumptions, discern hidden values, evaluate evidence, assess their conclusions, and more! Engage Students - Section parts, key terms, maps, a glossary and subject index all spark student interest and illustrate the reader's main points with examples and visuals from daily life. Support Instructors - Teaching your course just got easier! You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor's Manual, Electronic “MyTest” Test Bank or PowerPoint Presentation Slides. Additionally, Conformity and Conflict's part introductions parallel the basic concepts taught in introductory courses – which allow the book to be used alone as a reader or in conjunction with a main text. Note: MyAnthroLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyAnthroLab, please visit www.MyAnthroLab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MyAnthroLab (at no additional cost): VP ISBN-10: 0205176011/ISBN-13: 9780205176014

Conformity and Conflict

Readings to Accompany Miller, Cultural Anthropology

Author: James P. Spradley,David W. McCurdy

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205541294

Category: Social Science

Page: 174

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The best-selling Conformity and Conflict reader has been the ideal complement to standard anthropology texts for decades. This special edition offers 16 articles, hand-picked by Barbara Miller to complement her text, Cultural Anthropology, Fourth Edition.

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies

Migrant Farmworkers in the United States

Author: Seth Holmes

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520275136

Category: Political Science

Page: 234

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"Based on five years of research in the field (including berry-picking and traveling with migrants back and forth from Oaxaca up the West Coast), Holmes, an anthropologist and MD in the mold of Paul Farmer and Didier Fassin, uncovers how market forces, anti-immigrant sentiment, and racism undermine health and health care."--From publisher description.

Cultural Anthropology

Author: Marvin Harris,Orna Johnson

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205367184

Category: Social Science

Page: 370

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Using a cultural materialist approach, the sixth edition of Cultural Anthropology furnishes readers with a framework for explaining how the parts of sociocultural systems are interrelated and how they change over time. Described as accessible, engaging well illustrated and comprehensive, this book covers a wide range of Western and nonwestern cultures for analysis and comparison. "Marvin Harris can continue to bring new insights to the field of anthropology and provide ways to inspire readers new to this discipline," writes a long-time user. For anyone interested in learning about cultural anthropology.

The Twilight of American Culture

Author: Morris Berman

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 039307840X

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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An emerging cult classic about America's cultural meltdown—and a surprising solution. A prophetic examination of Western decline, The Twilight of American Culture provides one of the most caustic and surprising portraits of American society to date. Whether examining the corruption at the heart of modern politics, the "Rambification" of popular entertainment, or the collapse of our school systems, Morris Berman suspects that there is little we can do as a society to arrest the onset of corporate Mass Mind culture. Citing writers as diverse as de Toqueville and DeLillo, he cogently argues that cultural preservation is a matter of individual conscience, and discusses how classical learning might triumph over political correctness with the rise of a "a new monastic individual"—a person who, much like the medieval monk, is willing to retreat from conventional society in order to preserve its literary and historical treasures. "Brilliantly observant, deeply thoughtful ....lucidly argued."—Christian Science Monitor

Conformity and Conflict: Pearson New International Edition

Readings in Cultural Anthropology

Author: James Spradley,Late, James Spradley,David W. McCurdy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292027548

Category:

Page: 416

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Demonstrate the nature of culture and its influence on people's lives. For over 40 years, the best-selling Conformity and Conflict has brought together original readings and cutting edge research alongside classic works as a powerful way to study human behavior and events. Its readings cover a broad range of theoretical perspectives and demonstrate basic anthropological concepts. The Fourteenth Edition incorporates successful articles from past editions and fresh ideas from the field to show fascinating perspectives on the human experience. Teaching and Learning Experience * Personalize Learning - MyAnthroLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. * Improve Critical Thinking - Articles, article introductions and review questions encourage students to examine their assumptions, discern hidden values, evaluate evidence, assess their conclusions, and more * Engage Students - Section parts, key terms, maps, a glossary and subject index all spark student interest and illustrate the reader's main points with examples and visuals from daily life. * Support Instructors - Teaching your course just got easier You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor's Manual, Electronic MyTest Test Bank or PowerPoint Presentation Slides. Additionally, Conformity and Conflict's part introductions parallel the basic concepts taught in introductory courses - which allow the book to be used alone as a reader or in conjunction with a main text. NEW Pearson's Reading Hour Program for Instructors Interested in reviewing new and updated texts in Anthropology? Click on the below link to choose an electronic chapter to preview...Settle back, read, and receive a Penguin paperback for your time http: //www.pearsonhighered.com/readinghour/anthr

Culture and the Evolutionary Process

Author: Robert Boyd,Peter J. Richerson

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226069333

Category: Science

Page: 331

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How do biological, psychological, sociological, and cultural factors combine to change societies over the long run? Boyd and Richerson explore how genetic and cultural factors interact, under the influence of evolutionary forces, to produce the diversity we see in human cultures. Using methods developed by population biologists, they propose a theory of cultural evolution that is an original and fair-minded alternative to the sociobiology debate.

Seeing Anthropology

Cultural Anthropology Through Film

Author: Karl G. Heider,Pamela Ann Reese Blakely,Thomas Dustin Blakely

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780205483556

Category: Social Science

Page: 490

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Seeing Anthropology continues to be the only cultural anthropology text available that allows for easy integration of ethnographic films into the introductory cultural anthropology course. This text truly incorporates films within the text by blending textbook content with sixteen ethnographic film clips that are put in the hands of students. One reviewer says, “The greatest strengths of this text are its unique and skillful use of film clips to enhance student learning…I can think of no better way to extend student learning in anthropology than the use of films.”

Conformity and Conflict

Myanthrolab Student Access Code Card

Author: James Spradley,James Spradley Late,David W. McCurdy

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780205735037

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

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MyAnthroLab is an interactive online solution for Anthropology courses. This site gives you access to a wealth of resources all geared to meet individual learning needs. MyAnthroLab combines multimedia, tutorials, simulations, tests, and quizzes to make learning fun! This access code gives you access to all of MyAnthroLab's grade-boosting resources. Access also includes a complete E-Book of Spradley Late & McCurdy's Conformity and Conflict, 1st Edition.

The Lonely Crowd

Author: David Riesman,Nathan Glazer,Reuel Denney

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300174144

Category: Social Science

Page: 392

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The Lonely Crowd is considered by many to be the most influential book of the twentieth century. Its now-classic analysis of the 'new middle class' in terms of inner-directed and other-directed social character opened exciting new dimensions in our understanding of the psychological, political, and economic problems that confront the individual in contemporary American society. The 1969 abridged and revised edition of the book is now reissued with a new foreword by Todd Gitlin that explains why the book is still relevant to our own era.

Cultural Anthropology in a Globalizing World

Author: Barbara Miller

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134518299

Category: Social Science

Page: 360

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For courses in Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Show students how anthropology can help them understand today's world Cultural Anthropology in a Globalizing World presents a brief, balanced introduction to the world's cultures, focusing on how they interact and change. Author Barbara Miller encourages students to think critically about other cultures as well as their own, and offers frequent opportunities to engage deeply with key concepts. Featuring the latest research and statistics throughout, the Fourth Edition has been updated with contemporary examples of anthropology in action, addressing recent newsworthy events such as the Ebola epidemic. Also available with MyAnthroLab® MyAnthroLab for the Introduction to Cultural Anthropology course extends learning online to engage students and improve results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they've learned. Please note: this version of MyAnthroLab does not include an eText. Cultural Anthropology in a Globalizing World, Fourth Edition is also available via REVEL(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab(tm) & Mastering(tm) does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 013451890X / 9780134518909 Cultural Anthropology in a Globalizing World plus MyAnthroLab® for Introduction to Cultural Anthropology -- Access Card Package, 4/e Package consists of: 0134518292 / 9780134518299 Cultural Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 4/e 0205982018 / 9780205982011 MyAnthroLab for Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Access Card

The Interpretation of Cultures

Author: Clifford Geertz

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465093566

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

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In The Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture. This groundbreaking book, winner of the 1974 Sorokin Award of the American Sociological Association, helped define for an entire generation of anthropologists what their field is ultimately about.

Sweet Surrender

How Cultural Mandates Shape Christian Marriage

Author: Dennis Hiebert

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1621897397

Category: Religion

Page: 280

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Every culture has a way of perceiving and practicing marriage. Many contemporary Western Christians mistake what their culture prescribes regarding marriage with what the Bible portrays, and thereby take as biblical what is merely cultural. Uncritical conformity to cultural imperatives of marriage then becomes a Christian virtue, and a sweet surrender. Few recognize, much less question this confusion, even when its consequences are unhealthy. In Sweet Surrender Dennis Hiebert challenges Christians to comprehend what is cultural in their view of marriage, hold as optional what is not explicitly required by the Bible, and live out their marriages within the transcendent grace of God. Gaining greater awareness can free marriages from the control of culture for something more simply but deeply Christian. Marriages benefit when they are released from cultural directives that are not biblical callings, even if they choose to retain them as cultural practices. This book is for Christians who are ready to rethink their assumptions about marriage.

The Disenchantment of the World

A Political History of Religion

Author: Marcel Gauchet,Oscar Burge

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691029375

Category: Philosophy

Page: 228

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In this controversial work, Marcel Gauchet reinterprets the development of the modern West, with all its political and psychological complexities, in terms of humankind's changing relation to religion.

Creole New Orleans

Race and Americanization

Author: Arnold R. Hirsch

Publisher: LSU Press

ISBN: 9780807117743

Category: Social Science

Page: 334

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This collection of six original essays explores the peculiar ethnic composition and history of New Orleans, which the authors persuasively argue is unique among American cities. The focus of Creole New Orleans is on the development of a colonial Franco-African culture in the city, the ways that culture was influenced by the arrival of later immigrants, and the processes that led to the eventual dominance of the Anglo-American community. Essays in the book's first section focus not only on the formation of the curiously blended Franco-African culture but also on how that culture, once established, resisted change and allowed New Orleans to develop along French and African creole lines until the early nineteenth century. Jerah Johnson explores the motives and objectives of Louisiana's French founders, giving that issue the most searching analysis it has yet received. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, in her account of the origins of New Orleans' free black population, offers a new approach to the early history of Africans in colonial Louisiana. The second part of the book focuses on the challenge of incorporating New Orleans into the United States. As Paul F. LaChance points out, the French immigrants who arrived after the Louisiana Purchase slowed the Americanization process by preserving the city's creole culture. Joesph Tregle then presents a clear, concise account of the clash that occurred between white creoles and the many white Americans who during the 1800s migrated to the city. His analysis demonstrates how race finally brought an accommodation between the white creole and American leaders. The third section centers on the evolution of the city's race relations during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Joseph Logsdon and Caryn Cossé Bell begin by tracing the ethno-cultural fault line that divided black Americans and creole through Reconstruction and the emergence of Jim Crow. Arnold R. Hirsch pursues the themes discerned by Logsdon and Bell from the turn of the century to the 1980s, examining the transformation of the city's racial politics. Collectively, these essays fill a major void in Louisiana history while making a significant contribution to the history of urbanization, ethnicity, and race relations. The book will serve as a cornerstone for future study of the history of New Orleans.

The Search for Political Community

American Activists Reinventing Commitment

Author: Paul Lichterman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521483438

Category: Political Science

Page: 279

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Study of environmental groups assessing different cultures of political commitment in post-traditional society.

Death Without Weeping

The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

Author: Nancy Scheper-Hughes

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520075374

Category: Psychology

Page: 614

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Describes the social conditions in northeastern Brazil, including high infant mortality and state-sponsored violence

Social and Cultural Anthropology: The Key Concepts

Author: Nigel Rapport

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317660811

Category: Social Science

Page: 560

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Social and Cultural Anthropology: the Key Concepts is an easy to use A-Z guide to the central concepts that students are likely to encounter in this field. Now fully updated, this third edition includes entries on: Material Culture Environment Human Rights Hybridity Alterity Cosmopolitanism Ethnography Applied Anthropology Gender Cybernetics With full cross-referencing and revised further reading to point students towards the latest writings in Social and Cultural Anthropology, this is a superb reference resource for anyone studying or teaching in this area.

The Arts in Nazi Germany

Continuity, Conformity, Change

Author: Jonathan Huener,Francis R. Nicosia

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN: 0857457004

Category: History

Page: 236

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Culture and the arts played a central role in the ideology and propaganda of National Socialism from the early years of the movement until the last months of the Third Reich in 1945. Hitler and his followers believed that art and culture were expressions of race, and that "Aryans" alone were capable of creating true art and preserving true German culture. This volume's essays explore these and other aspects of the arts and cultural life under National Socialism, and are authored by some of the most respected authorities in the field: Alan Steinweis, Michael Kater, Eric Rentschler, Pamela Potter, Frank Trommler, and Jonathan Petropoulos. The result is a volume that offers students and interested readers a brief but focused introduction to this important aspect of the history of Nazi Germany.