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Kottak, Conrad Phillip

Overview
Works: 130 works in 601 publications in 4 languages and 9,256 library holdings
Genres: History  Textbooks  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: GN316, 306
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Most widely held works by Conrad Phillip Kottak
Anthropology : the exploration of human diversity by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

95 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 1,415 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."
Prime-time society : an anthropological analysis of television and culture by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 876 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
Mirror for humanity : a concise introduction to cultural anthropology by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

48 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Assault on paradise : social change in a Brazilian village by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Researching American culture : a guide for student anthropologists( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 484 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 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 382 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
Madagascar : society and history by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a balanced introduction to core topics in the four subfields of general anthropology - physical anthropology, archeology, linguistics, and cultural anthropology - as well as contemporary changes in the field
The teaching of anthropology : problems, issues, and decisions by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 193 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 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 155 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
Cultural anthropology by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 140 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
Cultural anthropology by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural anthropology : appreciating cultural diversity by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description Focused on the appreciation of anthropology, the new edition of Cultural Anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to cultural anthropology. Key themes of appreciating the experiences students bring to the classroom, appreciating cultural 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
Cultural anthropology by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural anthropology by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural anthropology by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "25 succinct 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
Peuples du monde : introduction à l'anthropologie culturelle by Conrad Phillip Kottak( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zuo zhe yong qing xi,Sheng dong de yu yan,Gao su wo men wo men shen me shi wen hua ren lei xue,Jie gou qing xi,Nei rong quan mian,Xu shu jian jie;Shu ju,Tu biao,Biao ge deng,Jun shi yong zui xin zi liao;Mei zhang mo you zhai yao ji guan jian shu yu,Bang zhu du zhe zong jie xue xi cheng guo;Mei zhang ti gong de yue du cai liao,Jun wei rao dang jin shi jie re men yi ti he shi jian,Fu you qu wei xing
 
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Prime-time society : an anthropological analysis of television and culture
Alternative Names
Conrad Phillip Kottak Amerikaans antropoloog

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

康拉德·科塔克

Languages
English (314)

Spanish (36)

Chinese (1)

French (1)

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Prime-time society : an anthropological analysis of television and cultureMirror for humanity : a concise introduction to cultural anthropologyAssault on paradise : social change in a Brazilian villageOn being different : diversity and multiculturalism in the North American mainstreamMedia and middle class moms : images and realities of work and familyWindow on humanity : a concise introduction to anthropologyStrategies in teaching anthropologyAnthropology : appreciating human diversity