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Coast Community College District

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Works: 1,554 works in 3,239 publications in 1 language and 11,004 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational television programs  Cross-cultural studies  Case studies  Educational films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films  Short films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: GN316, 153.8
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Patterns of subsistence : food foragers and pastoralists( Visual )

35 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 201 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
Language and communication( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 153 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. Discusses the structure of language and its relationship to thought, as well as the significance of body language. Examines dialect, looking at certain Afro-American dialects. Using the example of the Nuer, whose language includes 400 words related to cattle, discusses whether thought reflects or influences culture
The Nature of culture( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 148 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
Political organization( Visual )

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

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

21 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 126 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
Faces of culture( Visual )

18 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 122 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
How cultures are studied( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature and difficulties encountered in anthropological field work are explored. Napolean Chagnon is both writer and guide to his field work among the Yanoama Indians of Venezuela
Kinship and descent( Visual )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines inheritance patterns, children's names, married names, and important family names in business and government as cultural examples of kinship and descent in the United States. This is contrasted with matrilineal descent patterns among the Trobriand Islanders, and economic and religious elements in the Mendi clans
Economic anthropology by Insight Media (Firm)( Visual )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 108 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
Culture change( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses family influence on the social and emotional development of children aged 6 to 12
Sex and marriage( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines marriage and sex customs in different societies around the world
Personality( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines various theories about personality types. Presents leading schools of personality theory, including psychoanalytic, social-learning, humanistic, and behavioral. Reviews contributions of Freud, Horney, Adler, and Jung to the development of a psychodynamic approach to personality, and Bandura's combination of cognitive and behavioral approaches. Investigates the five-factor trait model of personality, showing how twin studies indicate a consistency in personality traits. Shows use of PET scans to investigate a biological component of personality
The nature of anthropology( Visual )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 97 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
Motivation by Lois Grant( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the question: Why do we think and behave as we do?
The neuron and neural transmission( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies neurons and neural transmissions through the neurological disorder Dystonia
Chinese brush painting : an instructional guide by Ning Yeh( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social control( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religious traditions in New York, the Amish Community in Pennsylvania, the Numewala of India, 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
The Highland Maya : a case study in economic anthropology( Visual )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complex interweaving of economics and religion known as the "cargo" system, which is found among the Highland Maya of Mexico and Guatemala, is examined in this program
 
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Alternative Names
California Community Colleges. Coast Community College District

Coast Community Colleges

Languages
English (332)