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Cultural and Social Anthropology Courses

Welcome to our Cultural and Social Anthropology publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends

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Race in the 21st Century: Ethnographic Approaches

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$34.95

John Hartigan, Jr.

9780199374373
Paperback
July 2014

Takes an explicitly ethnographic approach to the study of race, while also guiding students through ongoing debates about genetics and race

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Discovering Qualitative Methods: Ethnography, Interviews, Documents, and Images

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.95

Carol A. B. Warren and Tracy Xavia Karner

9780199349623
Paperback
May 2014

A rigorous but student-friendly and affordable introduction to qualitative research methods

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Amazon Town: A Study of Human Life in the Tropics

Anniversary Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$24.95

Charles Wagley, Conrad Kottak, and Richard Pace

9780199335251
Paperback
November 2013

The classic ethnography of the Amazon, now updated and revised for today's students

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Making Sense of Language: Readings in Culture and Communication

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Susan D. Blum

9780199840922
Paperback
June 2012

A wide-ranging and pedagogically rich collection of readings for linguistic anthropology courses

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Gangsters Without Borders: An Ethnography of a Salvadoran Street Gang

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

T.W. Ward

9780199859061
Paperback
June 2012

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

A riveting ethnography on Salvadoran street gangs in Los Angeles

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Listen, Here is a Story: Ethnographic Life Narratives from Aka and Ngandu Women of the Congo Basin

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Bonnie L. Hewlett

9780199764235
Paperback
May 2012

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

An ethnography on the lives of the foraging Aka and the farming Ngandu of the Central African Republic that explores women's roles in contemporary Africa.

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Semantic Analysis: A Practical Introduction

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$55.00

Cliff Goddard

9780199560288
Paperback
September 2011

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Readings in the History of Evolutionary Theory: Selections from Primary Sources

Retail Price to Students:

$64.95

Ronald Wetherington

9780195386875
Paperback
January 2011

The only collection of primary source readings on the history of evolutionary theory from pre-Socratic times to the present

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Cuban Color in Tourism and La Lucha: An Ethnography of Racial Meaning

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

L. Kaifa Roland

9780199739660
Paperback
September 2010

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

A brief, engaging ethnography on race and tourism in modern socialist Cuba that engages concepts of belonging and identity

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Labor and Legality: An Ethnography of a Mexican Immigrant Network

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz

9780199739387
Paperback
August 2010

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

A brief, engaging ethnography on undocumented Mexican workers in America that engages contemporary debates on immigration policy

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Primates in Perspective

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$95.95

Christina Campbell, Agustin Fuentes, Katherine MacKinnon...

9780195390438
Paperback
April 2010

The most comprehensive and current text on primates by the leading researchers in the field

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Race in the 21st Century: Ethnographic Approaches

Retail Price to Students:

$34.95

John Hartigan, Jr.

9780195375602
Paperback
November 2009

The first text to take an explicitly ethnographic approach to the study of race

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City Lights: Urban-Suburban Life in the Global Society

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

E. Barbara Phillips

9780195325034
Paperback
November 2009

The most interdisciplinary urban studies book on the market

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Sacred Realms: Readings in the Anthropology of Religion

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$68.95

Richard Warms, James Garber, and R. Jon McGee

9780195341324
Paperback
March 2008

This comprehensive and engaging introduction to the anthropology of religion offers a rich and balanced collection of classic and recent readings by authors from diverse ethnic and national backgrounds.

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Body & Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer

Retail Price to Students:

$20.00

Loïc Wacquant

9780195305623
Paperback
November 2006

"[R]eveals a remarkable ethnographic and theatrical eye...a model account of a personal, embodied sociology..."-- American Journal of Sociology

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Weaving the Past: A History of Latin America's Indigenous Women from the Prehispanic Period to the Present

Retail Price to Students:

$26.95

Susan Kellogg

9780195183283
Paperback
September 2005

Provides broad coverage of gender roles in Latin America over many centuries

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The Human Potential for Peace: An Anthropological Challenge to Assumptions about War and Violence

Retail Price to Students:

$42.95

Douglas P. Fry

9780195181784
Paperback
July 2005

This fascinating study challenges the traditional view that humans are by nature primarily warlike, using a novel set of interpretations based on evidence that includes evolutionary and socio-cultural perspectives.

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Learning Capoeira: Lessons in Cunning from an Afro-Brazilian Art

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

Greg Downey

9780195176971
Paperback
March 2005

A provocative look at capoeira, a demanding acrobatic art that combines dance, ritual, music, and fighting style

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Rabinal Achi: A Mayan Drama of War and Sacrifice

Retail Price to Students:

$29.95

Dennis Tedlock

9780195139754
Paperback
March 2005

The first English translation of the Beowulf of pre-Columbian civilization

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Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas

Retail Price to Students:

$36.95

Henry Goldschmidt and Elizabeth McAlister

9780195149197
Paperback
August 2004

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