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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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Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries: Science and Pseudoscience in Archaeology

Ninth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Kenneth L. Feder

9780190629656
Paperback
February 2017

A humorous yet informative and scientific text that helps students to critically debunk archaeological myths

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Field Notes: A Guided Journal for Doing Anthropology

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Luis A. Vivanco

9780190642198
Spiral Bound
December 2016

A field journal for cultural anthropology and fieldwork courses, integrating learning, guidance, and exercises into one book

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Writing in Anthropology: A Brief Guide

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Shan-Estelle Brown

9780199381319
Paperback
November 2016

The ideal pocket-sized manual for undergraduate anthropology students who want to improve their writing

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Haunted: An Ethnography of the Hollywood and Hong Kong Media Industries

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Sylvia J. Martin

9780190464462
Paperback
September 2016

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

Examines how media professionals handle the uncertainties and risks of media production in a globalizing world

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Making Sense of Language: Readings in Culture and Communication

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$54.95

Susan D. Blum

9780190456986
Paperback
September 2016

A wide-ranging and pedagogically rich collection of readings for linguistic anthropology courses, at an exceptionally affordable price

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Cultural Anthropology: Contemporary, Public, and Critical Readings

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Keri Vacanti Brondo

9780190253547
Paperback
July 2016

An inclusive, contemporary cultural anthropology reader with an emphasis on public and critical selections

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Becoming Legal: Immigration Law and Mixed-Status Families

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz

9780190276010
Paperback
June 2016

The only ethnography to examine family-based legalization from the perspective of families who undertake it

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The Native World-System: An Ethnography of Bolivian Aymara Traders in the Global Economy

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Nico Tassi

9780190255220
Paperback
March 2016

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

A nuanced ethnography of the Bolivian Aymara trading system--one of the most up-and-coming forms of indigenous entrepreneurship on the American continent

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City of Flowers: An Ethnography of Social and Economic Change in Costa Rica's Central Valley

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Susan E. Mannon

9780190464431
Paperback
March 2016

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

An engaging, timely ethnographic study that explores how individuals and households give meaning and shape to social and economic change in Costa Rica

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The Gender, Culture, and Power Reader

Retail Price to Students:

$69.95

Dorothy L. Hodgson

9780190201777
Paperback
October 2015

Introduces students to contemporary debates and perspectives in the study of gender, culture, and power through short and engaging articles

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Sacred Rice: An Ethnography of Identity, Environment, and Development in Rural West Africa

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Joanna Davidson

9780199358687
Paperback
August 2015

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

An ethnography of identity, environment, and development in rural West Africa

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Race in the 21st Century: Ethnographic Approaches

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$42.95

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:

$65.95

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:

$32.95

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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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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Race in an Era of Change: A Reader

Retail Price to Students:

$88.95

Heather Dalmage and Barbara Katz Rothman

9780199752102
Paperback
September 2010

A cutting-edge, wide-ranging, and affordable collection of articles on race in the United States today

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

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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