Columbia College ; Ph. Columbia University, is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, where he has taught since In he was honored for his teaching by the University and the state of Michigan. In he received an excellence in teaching award from the College of Literature, Sciences, and the Arts of the University of Michigan. Professor Kottak has done ethnographic field work in Brazil since , Madagascar since , and the United States.
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This concise and affordable program covers the essentials of the field in short, accessible space, allowing professors to incorporate ethnographies in the context of the course. Includes two important chapters not consistently found in other anthropology offerings: "Ethnicity and Race" and "Gender. Columbia, ; Ph. Columbia, is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, where he has taught since In he was honored for his teaching by the University and the state of Michigan.
In he received an excellence in teaching award from the College of Literature, Sciences, and the Arts of the University of Michigan. Professor Kottak has done fieldwork in cultural anthropology in Brazil since , Madagascar since , and the United States. In current research projects, Kottak and his colleagues have investigated the emergence of ecological awareness in Brazil, the social context of deforestation in Madagascar, and popular participation in economic development planning in northeastern Brazil.
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About this title Written by a prominent scholar in the field, this concise, up-to-date introduction to cultural anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics with contemporary changes in the field. Since no single or monolithic theoretical perspective orients this book, instructors with a wide range of views and approaches can use it effectively. The combination of brevity and readability make Mirror for Humanity a perfect match for cultural anthropology courses that use readings or ethnographies along with a main text. Columbia, ; Ph. Columbia, is the Julian H.
Mirror For Humanity