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GN316.T27 2003
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TITLE: Taking sides : clashing views on controversial issues in cultural anthropology / selected, edited, and with introductions by Robert L. Welsch and Kirk M. Endicott.
ADDED TITLE: Clashing views on controversial issues in cultural anthropology
PUBLISHED: Guilford, Ct. : McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, 2003.
DESCRIPTION: xxi, 392 p. ; 24 cm.
EDITION: 1st ed.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references and index.
NOTES: Theoretical orientations: Should cultural anthropology model itself on the natural sciences?; Do native peoples today invent their traditions?; Do museums misrepresent ethnic communities around the world? -- Some specific issues in cultural anthropology: Was Margaret Mead's fieldwork on Samoan adolescents fundamentally flawed?; Does language determine how we think?; Are San Hunter-Gatherers basically pastoralists who have lost their herds?; Do Hunter-Gatherers need supplemental food sources to live in tropical rain forests?; Do sexuality Egalitarian societies exit?; Is it natural for adopted children to want to find out about their birth parents?; Has the Islamic revolution in Iran subjugated women?; Are Yanomami violence and warfare natural human efforts to maximize reproductive fitness?; Do some illnesses exit only among members of a particular culture? -- Ethics in cultural anthropology: Did Napoleon Chagnon and other researchers harm the Yanomami Indians of Venezuela?; Does it matter
NOTES: if Novel Peace Prize Winner Rigoberta Menchu's memoir contains inaccuracies?; Should anthropologists work to eliminate the practice of female circumcision?; Do anthropologi
NOTES: sts have a moral responsibility to defend the interests of "Less Advantaged" communities?This [text] is a debate-
ELEC. ACCESS: Welsch, Robert Louis,
SUBJECT: style reader designed to introduce students to controversies in cultural anthropology. The readings, which represent the arguments o f leading anthropolog
SUBJECT: sears--ists and educators, reflect a variety of viewpoints, and have been selected for their liveliness and substance, their relevance to t--he topics included in
SUBJECT: --sears
ADDED ENTRY: sears
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ADDED ENTRY: college-level study of cultural anthropology, and because of their value in a debate framework.--Back cover.

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