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This book engages students with compelling ethnographic examples, and demonstrates the relevance of anthropology in today???s world. Through clear writing, a balanced theoretical approach, and engaging examples, this book stresses the importance of social inequality and human rights, the environment, culture change and applied aspects of anthropology. Rich examples of gender, ethnicity, race, class, and age thread through the topical coverage of economic systems, the life-cycle, health, kinship, social organization, politics, language, religion, and expressive culture. In addition, it also addresses how migration is changing world cultures and how the importance of local cultural values and needs are shaping international development policies and programs.

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General Information  
Author(s)Barbara Miller
PublisherPhi
Edition6
ISBN9788120343771
Pages452
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2011