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Coast Community College District

Overview
Works: 1,527 works in 3,109 publications in 1 language and 12,114 library holdings
Genres: History  Cross-cultural studies  Case studies 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: GN316, 155.4
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Language and communication( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how language, the primary means of human communication, is expressed in the sounds and movements of every culture to express feelings and aspirations
Faces of culture( Visual )

32 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an introduction to cultural anthropology. The nature, origins, and diversity of cultures are discussed. The relationships between religion, personality, art, language and culture are explored. Methods of grouping within culture, common forms of political organization, economic and social stratification, and subsistence patterns are other aspects discussed
The Nature of culture( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definition of culture is explored through contrasting traditional societies with modern societies. Western society and its symbolic systems are contrasted wth the!Kung Tribe, the Txukarrame of the Amazon and the Boran of Kenya
Culture change( Visual )

34 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies the theory that cultures change in creative and productive ways in response to both internal and external forces
Political organization( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the four major forms of political organizations: bands, tribes, chiefdoms, and states
Religion and magic( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the relationship between religion and culture. While all cultures exhibit some religious practices and beliefs, the forms taken are diverse. The animism practiced by American Indians, the mixture of ancient religion and Roman Catholicism among the Highland Maya, the ritual of Eka Dasa Rudra among the Balinese and successful and unsuccessful modern movements serve to illustrate the thesis
How cultures are studied( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature and difficulties encountered in anthropological field work are explored. Napolean Chagnon is both writer and guide to his 1970's field work among the Yanomamo Indians of Venezuela illustrating his understanding of cultural relativism and his employment of participant observation
Patterns of subsistence the food producers( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concept of food production and its impact upon the organization of society is explored. Included are the concept of land ownership, specialization of labor, social stratification and the advent of formal government. The Mexican Yucatan Maya, Melanesian agriculturalists and an Afghanistan village are used as examples
Family influences( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses family influence on the social and emotional development of children aged 6 to 12
Economic anthropology by Insight Media (Firm)( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines both western and non-western economic practices and points out the importance of understanding the total integration between economic practices and the values and practices of the larger culture
Sex and marriage( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines marriage and sex customs in different societies around the world
The neuron and neural transmission( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies neurons and neural transmissions through the neurological disorder Dystonia
The nature of anthropology( Visual )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exphasizes the fundamental similarities of all members of the human race and the wide range of adaptations toward the common goals of survival
Sensation and perception( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates how information about the world is gathered by sensory receptors and transmitted and interpreted by the brain. Considers visual, chemical, and tactile receptors, and examines how the brain transforms these sensations into perceptions
Science & culture in the Western tradition : sources and interpretations( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reader designed to explore the most significant scientific activities of an historic period in a cultural context
Patterns of subsistence food foragers and pastoralists( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examination of various subsistence patterns. Selected roles among the!Kung, the Mbuti and the Nuer of Africa, the Netsilik Eskimos, and the Basseri of Iran are used to illustrate the patterns and relationships
Child's play( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the different kinds of play and explains why each is important for the development of the child's personality
Memory( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces information that is known about short-term and long-term memory and a third memory stage, sensory information storage
Social control( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religious traditions in New York, the Amish Community in Pennsylvania, the Numewala of India, and the Barabaig of Tanzania are used to examine various methods for retaining social order and resolving conflict. Internal and external forms of control, formal and informal systems of law, are also considered
Language( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the uniqueness of human language, the development of language, language and the brain, and language and different cultures
 
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Alternative Names
California Community Colleges. Coast Community College District

Coast Community Colleges

Languages
English (319)