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Introductory Anthropology Courses

 

Welcome to our Introductory 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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Core Concepts in Cultural Anthropology

Seventh Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$64.99

Robert H. Lavenda and Emily A. Schultz

9780190924751
Paperback
March 2019

The only brief cultural anthropology text specifically designed to prepare students to read ethnography more effectively and with greater understanding

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Low Wage in High Tech: An Ethnography of Service Workers in Global India

Retail Price to Students:

$24.99

Kiran Mirchandani, Sanjukta Mukherjee, and Shruti Tambe

9780190868864
Paperback
March 2019

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

An ethnography of low-wage service workers on the margins of the "new India" and its multinational technology firms

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Care for Sale: An Ethnography of Latin American Domestic and Sex Workers in London

Retail Price to Students:

$29.99

Ana P. Gutiérrez Garza

9780190840655
Paperback
November 2018

An intimate ethnography of migrant care work in London

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Waste and Wealth: An Ethnography of Labor, Value, and Morality in a Vietnamese Recycling Economy

Retail Price to Students:

$29.99

Minh T. N. Nguyen

9780190692605
Paperback
September 2018

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

Winner of the 2019 Society for the Anthropology of Work annual book prize An ethnography exploring how migrant laborers in Vietnam remake their lives within the global waste economy

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The Alternative Introduction to Biological Anthropology

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.99

Jonathan Marks

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Paperback
June 2017

A historically centered, big-picture approach to biological anthropology that helps students learn critical thinking skills

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Cultural Anthropology: A Perspective on the Human Condition

Tenth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$124.99

Emily A. Schultz and Robert H. Lavenda

9780190620684
Paperback
January 2017

This best-selling cultural anthropology text holistically communicates the relevancy of ethnographic research to undergraduate students

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Field Notes: A Guided Journal for Doing Anthropology

Retail Price to Students:

$29.99

Luis A. Vivanco

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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

Retail Price to Students:

$29.99

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:

$29.99

Sylvia J. Martin

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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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Becoming Legal: Immigration Law and Mixed-Status Families

Retail Price to Students:

$29.99

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:

$29.99

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:

$29.99

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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Anthropology Unbound: A Field Guide to the 21st Century

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$74.99

E. Paul Durrenberger and Suzan Erem

9780190269029
Paperback
October 2015

A brief, critical introduction to anthropology that applies anthropological research to America's current public issues and concerns

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

Retail Price to Students:

$29.99

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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Amazon Town: A Study of Human Life in the Tropics

Anniversary Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.99

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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Paradigms for Anthropology: An Ethnographic Reader

Retail Price to Students:

$239.99

E. Paul Durrenberger and Suzan Erem

9780199945887
Hardcover
September 2012

From exotic to familiar settings, this anthology presents students with an overview of how anthropologists approach a variety of topics

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Gangsters Without Borders: An Ethnography of a Salvadoran Street Gang

Retail Price to Students:

$29.99

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:

$29.99

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

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$29.99

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:

$29.99

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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