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1. What Is Anthropology? 2. The Concept of Culture. 3. Applied Anthropology. 4. Anthropological Theory and Methods. 5. Language and Communication. 6. Subsistence Patterns, Environment, and Economics. 7. Kinship, Marriage, and the Family. 8. Sex, Gender, and Sexuality. 9. Political Organization and Social Control. 10. Supernatural Beliefs. 11. Art. 12. The Modern World Order, Global Challenges, and the Role of the Anthropologist. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Susan Andreatta is a past president of the Society for Applied Anthropology. Her theoretical background lies in political economy and political ecology as applied to the environment and health. As an applied anthropologist, Andreatta conducts field research in the areas of tourism, migration, resettlement, health and nutrition, sustainable farming and fishing, and the marketing of fresh local produce and seafood.

Gary Ferraro is an applied anthropologist who conducted research for extended periods of time in Kenya and Swaziland. He has served as a consultant/cross-cultural trainer for large organizations (USAID, the Peace Corps, the World Bank) and large international corporations such as IBM and G.E. Plastics. He currently works with businesses to help them cope with cultural differences at home and abroad.

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  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 1 edition (January 1, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1111830002
  • ISBN-13: 978-1111830007
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.5 x 9 inches
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