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Kottak, Conrad Phillip

Overview
Works: 118 works in 698 publications in 6 languages and 9,531 library holdings
Genres: History  Textbooks  Essays  Maps  Abstracts  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction, Thesis advisor, Other
Classifications: GN316, 306
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Most widely held works by Conrad Phillip Kottak
Cultural anthropology by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

129 editions published between 1461 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The author's goal for this book] was to offer a thorough and up-to-date introduction to cultural anthropology. [He also wanted to write a book that would] stress to students why cultural anthropology should matter to them, how they can use that field to understand themselves. By discussing current events in relation to anthropology's core, [this book should] show how anthropology affects their lives.-Pref
Anthropology : the exploration of human diversity by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

101 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the five subdisciplines of anthropology: cultural, physical, archaeological, anthropological linguistics and applied anthropology. The special theme of this edition is "Preserving Cultural Diversity in the Face of Globalization."
Mirror for humanity : a concise introduction to cultural anthropology by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

57 editions published between 1996 and 2019 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written by a prominent scholar in the field, Conrad Phillip Kottak, this concise, student-friendly, current introduction to cultural anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics and contemporary changes in the field. While maintaining its connection with students through relevant examples, the combination of brevity, readability, and trusted content makes Mirror for Humanity a perfect match for cultural anthropology courses that use readings or ethnographies along with a main text"--Back cover
Prime-time society : an anthropological analysis of television and culture by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supplement for introductory cultural anthropology courses taken in the freshman year; also appropriate for courses in field work/field methods, world cultures, applied anthropology, Latin American studies, communications, sociology. * Comparative study (U.S. and Brazil) of television's social and cultural effects on human behavior. * Focuses on group behavior as well as the individual, and examines the phenomena of 'TV conditioned behavior'. --Publisher
Assault on paradise : social change in a Brazilian village by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Media and middle class moms : images and realities of work and family by Lara Descartes( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written by nationally recognized anthropologists Conrad P. Kottak and Lara Descartes, this ethnography of largely white, middle class families in a town in the Midwest explores the role that the media play in influencing how those families cope with everyday work/family issues. The book insightfully reports that families struggle with, and make, work/family decisions based largely on the images and ideas they receive from media sources, though they strongly deny being so influenced."--Jacket
Researching American culture : a guide for student anthropologists( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On being different : diversity and multiculturalism in the North American mainstream by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description for On being different : diversity and multiculturalism in the North American mainstream / Conrad Phillip Kottak, Kathryn A. Kozaitis. On Being Different provides an up-to-date, comprehensive, and interdisciplinary account of diversity and multiculturalism in the United States and Canada. Kottak and Kozaitis clarify essential issues, themes, and topics in the study of diversity, including ethnicity, religion, gender, and sexual orientation. The book also presents an original theory of multiculturalism, showing how human agency and culture work to organize and change society. The authors use rich and varied ethnographic examples, from North America and abroad, to help students apply the material to their own lives, and thus gain a better understanding of diversity and multiculturalism
The past in the present : history, ecology, and cultural variation in highland Madagascar by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Window on humanity : a concise introduction to anthropology by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2019 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Window on Humanity' covers the core and basics of all four of anthropology's subfields, while also examining contemporary issues and approaches. It provides a concise, readable, lower-cost introduction to general (four-field) anthropology
Madagascar : society and history by Didier Mauro( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthropology : appreciating human diversity by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

35 editions published between 1994 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to general anthropology from the four-field perspective. Key themes of appreciating the experiences students bring to the classroom, appreciating human diversity, and appreciating the field of anthropology are showcased throughout the text. In this edition, Understanding Ourselves chapter openers and Through the Eyes of Others boxes show how anthropology helps us understand ourselves. New Appreciating Diversity boxes focus on the various forms of human biological and cultural diversity. Appreciating Anthropology boxes are also new to the text and focus on the value and usefulness of anthropological research and approaches.-- McGraw-Hill web site
The teaching of anthropology : problems, issues, and decisions by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume brings together the insights of more than 40 contributors who demonstrate that anthropology has timely, important, and enduring messages for students and the public. The book provides the first comprehensive examination of teaching issues across all the subfields of anthropology since the 1963 publication of "The Teaching of Anthropology," edited by Mandelbaum, Lasker, and Albert. The teaching of general, cultural, physical, archaeological, linguistic, and applied anthropology is broadly addressed in the book. This book contains six sections and an introduction. The introduction is "The Transmission of Anthropological Culture Today" (Conrad P. Kottak). Section 1 examines "Teaching the Introductory Course." Section 2 presents "Teaching about Cultural Diversity." Section 3 talks about "Teaching Linguistic Anthropology." Section 4 examines "Teaching Paleoanthropology." Section 5 focuses on "Teaching Applied Anthropology." Section 6 contains ideas on "Teaching Anthropology to Precollegiate Teachers and Students." (Eh)
Strategies in teaching anthropology by Patricia C Rice( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains ideas for projects and teaching methodologies in the areas of cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, and archaeology
Antropología cultural by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

¿Qué es la antropología? - En el campo : el trabajo de campo en la antropología arqueológica - La cultura : mecanismo de cambio cultural - Etnicidad : grupos étnicos, naciones y nacionalidades - Diversidad humana y raza - Lenguaje y comunicación - Formas de vida - Familias, parentesco y filiación - El matrimonio - Sistemas políticos - Género - Religión - Las artes - El moderno sistema mundial - Colonialismo y desarrollo - Intercambio cultural y supervivencia - Antropología aplicada - La cultura popular norteamericana
Physical anthropology and archaeology by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "25 succint video clips, each corresponding to a chapter in the textbook. Each clip is accompanied by a text overview and probing questions to exercise the student's critical thinking skills."--Page 4 of cover
Culture by Lisa L Gezon( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McGraw-Hill conducted extensive research to gain insight into students' study behavior and instructor needs. We learned that students want visual appeal and content designed according to the way they learn, while instructors need a way to engage their students without compromising on high quality content. From this, we created the M Series (a series of magazine style textbooks). CULTURE is the latest addition to the series. This new magazine style text for the Introduction to Cultural Anthropology course offers solid scholarly content and an engaging design that will captivate your students. Through memorable eye-catching pedagogical features, students develop a better understanding of the material and will retain a greater amount of course concepts. This book presents cultural anthropology in a way that is both captivating and relevant to today's student at a price that they prefer. More current, more portable, more captivating, plus a rigorous and innovative research foundation adds up to: more learning. When you meet students where they are, you can take them where you want them to be
The Kottak anthropology atlas by John Logan Allen( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assault on paradise : the globalization of a little community in Brazil by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antropología : una exploración de la diversidad humana con temas de la cultura hispana by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Prime-time society : an anthropological analysis of television and culture
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Anthropology : the exploration of human diversityMirror for humanity : a concise introduction to cultural anthropologyPrime-time society : an anthropological analysis of television and cultureAssault on paradise : social change in a Brazilian villageMedia and middle class moms : images and realities of work and familyOn being different : diversity and multiculturalism in the North American mainstreamWindow on humanity : a concise introduction to anthropologyAnthropology : appreciating human diversity
Alternative Names
Conrad Phillip Kottak Amerikaans antropoloog

Conrad Phillip Kottak antropólogo estadounidense

Conrad Phillip Kottak antropólogu estauxunidense

Kottak, Conrad

Kottak, Conrad 1942-

Kottak, Conrad P. 1942-

Kottak, Conrad P. (Conrad Phillip), 1942-

Perkins Conrad Phillip Kottak

Perkins, Conrad Phillip Kottak 1942-

کنراد فیلیپ کتاک

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Languages
English (460)

Spanish (45)

Chinese (8)

Turkish (3)

Italian (3)

Thai (1)