Cultural Anthropology : 101
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:
- What it means to be human
- The key characteristics of culture as a concept
- Relocation and dislocation of peoples
- The conflict between political, social and ethnic boundaries
- The concept of economic anthropology
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.