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Anthropology Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 15 February 2016
  • ISBN : 0199012865
  • Page : 576 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Anthropology asks what it means to be human, incorporating answers from all four major subfields of anthropology - biological anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology, and cultural anthropology - as well as applied anthropology. Fully conveying the richness of the discipline, thisdetailed yet accessible introduction helps students gain a deeper understanding of the human condition by looking at themselves and the world around them through an anthropological lens.

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Anthropology

Anthropology
  • Author : Robert H Lavenda,Emily Ann Schultz,Cynthia Marnie Zutter
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-02-15
  • ISBN : 0199012865
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Anthropology asks what it means to be human, incorporating answers from all four major subfields of anthropology - biological anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology, and cultural anthropology - as well as applied anthropology. Fully conveying the richness of the discipline, thisdetailed yet accessible introduction helps students gain a deeper understanding of the human condition by looking at themselves and the world around them through an anthropological lens.

Anthropology

Anthropology
  • Author : Robert H. Lavenda,Emily A. Schultz
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2014-11
  • ISBN : 0190210842
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"A four-fields introduction to anthropology"--

Anthropology

Anthropology
  • Author : Robert H. Lavenda,Emily Ann Schultz
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2008
  • ISBN : 0195189760
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A unique alternative to more traditional, encyclopedic introductory texts, Anthropology: What Does It Mean to Be Human? takes a question-oriented approach that illuminates major concepts for students. Structuring each chapter around an important question, the authors explore what it means to be human, incorporating answers from all four subfields of anthropology--cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and archaeology--and offering a more balanced perspective than other texts. They address central issues of the discipline, highlighting the controversies and commitments that are

Anthropology

Anthropology
  • Author : Robert H. Lavenda,Emily A. Schultz,Cynthia Zutter
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-03-16
  • ISBN : 0199032564
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The most current and comprehensive Canadian introduction that shows students the relevance of anthropology in today's world.This streamlined second edition of Anthropology asks what it means to be human, incorporating answers from all four major subfields of anthropology - biological anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology, and cultural anthropology - as well as applied anthropology. Reorganized to enhanceaccessibility, this engaging introduction continues to illuminate the major concepts in the field while helping students see the relevance of anthropology in today's world.

ANTHROPOLOGY - WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE HUMAN.

ANTHROPOLOGY - WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE HUMAN.
  • Author : Robert H.; Schultz Lavenda (Emily A.)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • ISBN : OCLC:994451973
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Being Disabled, Becoming a Champion

Being Disabled, Becoming a Champion
  • Author : Nicolas Bancel,Julie Cornaton,Anne Marcellini
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • ISBN : 9780429588945
GET THIS BOOKBeing Disabled, Becoming a Champion

Being Disabled, Becoming a Champion is an accessible presentation of current European research on the most recent evolutions in sports for people with disabilities, demonstrating knowledge developed from the field of sports practices of people with disabilities. It covers three interrelated themes. First, it covers the different facets of the history of sports organizations set up during the 1950s for athletes with motor or intellectual impairments. The second part focuses on the athletes themselves. Voices are given to the top-level

The Ashgate Research Companion to Theological Anthropology

The Ashgate Research Companion to Theological Anthropology
  • Author : Joshua R. Farris,Charles Taliaferro
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-03-09
  • ISBN : 9781317041320
GET THIS BOOKThe Ashgate Research Companion to Theological Anthropology

In recent scholarship there is an emerging interest in the integration of philosophy and theology. Philosophers and theologians address the relationship between body and soul and its implications for theological anthropology. In so doing, philosopher-theologians interact with cognitive science, biological evolution, psychology, and sociology. Reflecting these exciting new developments, The Ashgate Research Companion to Theological Anthropology is a resource for philosophers and theologians, students and scholars, interested in the constructive, critical exploration of a theology of human persons. Throughout this

Legal Anthropology

Legal Anthropology
  • Author : James M. Donovan
  • Publisher : Rowman Altamira
  • Release Date : 2008
  • ISBN : 0759109834
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Legal Anthropology: An Introduction offers an initial overview of the challenging debates surrounding the cross-cultural analysis of legal systems. Equal parts review and criticism, James M. Donovan outlines the historical landmarks in the development of the discipline, identifying both strengths and weaknesses of each stage and contribution. Legal Anthropology suggests that future progress can be made by looking at the perceived fairness of social regulation, rather than sanction or dispute resolution as the distinguishing feature of law.

On Human Nature

On Human Nature
  • Author : Armin Grunwald,Matthias Gutmann,Eva M. Neumann-Held
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-17
  • ISBN : 9783642500237
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Modern molecular technology in the so-called life sciences (biology as weil as medicine) allows today to approach and manipulate living beings in ways and to an extent wh ich not too long aga seemed Utopian. The empirical progress promises further and even more radical developments in the future, and it is at least often claimed that this kind of research will have tremendeous etfects on and for all of humanity, for example in the areas of food production, transplantation medicine (

Theoretical Anthropology or How to Observe a Human Being

Theoretical Anthropology or How to Observe a Human Being
  • Author : Albert Piette
  • Publisher : Wiley-ISTE
  • Release Date : 2019-06-05
  • ISBN : 9781786304131
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T&T Clark Handbook of Theological Anthropology

T&T Clark Handbook of Theological Anthropology
  • Author : Mary Ann Hinsdale,Stephen Okey
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-01-28
  • ISBN : 9780567678331
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Including classical, modern, and postmodern approaches to theological anthropology, this volume covers the entire spectrum of thought on the doctrines of creation, the human person as imago Dei, sin, and grace. The editors have gathered an exceptionally diverse range of voices, ensuring ecumenical balance (Protestant, Roman Catholic and Orthodox) and the inclusion of previously neglected perspectives (women, African American, Asian, Latinx, and LGBTQ). The contributors revisit authors from the “Great Tradition” (early church, medieval, and modern), and discuss them alongside

Anthropology and the Human Subject

Anthropology and the Human Subject
  • Author : Brian Morris
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-04-07
  • ISBN : 9781490731056
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The German philosopher Immanuel Kant famously defined anthropology as the study of what it means to be a human being. Following in his footsteps Anthropology and the Human Subject provides a critical, comprehensive and wide-ranging investigation of conceptions of the human subject within the Western intellectual tradition, focusing specifically on the secular trends of the twentieth century. Encyclopaedic in scope, lucidly and engagingly written, the book covers the man and varied currents of thought within this tradition. Each chapter deals

On Being Human

On Being Human
  • Author : Ray S. Anderson
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2010-10-01
  • ISBN : 9781608999743
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¥ What does it mean to be human? ¥ How does a right understanding of personhood affect decisions on critical life situations? ¥ What implications does a biblical perspective on personhood have for the pastoral ministry of healing and hope? In answering these questions, Ray S. Anderson focused on the person as determined by and sustained by the creative power of God. He explored the the implications of a biblical understanding of personhood for such critical issues as human sexuality, family relationships, abortion,

ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTHROPOLOGY
  • Author : Prabhu TL
  • Publisher : NestFame Creations Pvt Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2022-05-16
  • ISBN : 0987654321XXX
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Derived from Greek, the word anthropos means “human” and “logy” refers to the “study of.” Quite literally, anthropology is the study of humanity. It is the study of everything and anything that makes us human. From cultures, to languages, to material remains and human evolution, anthropologists examine every dimension of humanity by asking compelling questions like: How did we come to be human and who are our ancestors? Why do people look and act so differently throughout the world? What

Introducing Anthropology of Religion

Introducing Anthropology of Religion
  • Author : Jack David Eller
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2007-08-07
  • ISBN : 9781134131921
GET THIS BOOKIntroducing Anthropology of Religion

This lively and readable survey introduces students to key areas of the field and shows how to apply an anthropological approach to the study of contemporary world religions. Written by an experienced teacher, it covers all of the traditional topics of anthropology of religion, including definitions and theories, beliefs, symbols and language, and ritual and myth, and combines analytic and conceptual discussion with up-to-date ethnography and theory. Eller includes copious examples from religions around the world – both familiar and unfamiliar –