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Coast Community College District

Overview
Works: 1,514 works in 3,377 publications in 1 language and 9,736 library holdings
Genres: Educational television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Cross-cultural studies  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Short films  Case studies  Science films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: GN316, 155.4
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Patterns of subsistence : food foragers and pastoralists( Visual )

37 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 166 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 )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 129 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
Faces of culture( Visual )

31 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 129 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 also discussed
The Nature of culture( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 127 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
Science & culture in the Western tradition : sources and interpretations( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reader designed to explore the most significant scientific activities of an historic period in a cultural context
Political organization by Bell & Howell Co( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 109 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 106 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
Economic anthropology by Insight Media (Firm)( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 96 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. Various cultural systems for the distribution of limited goods and services are examined, from equal distribution of goods among the!Kung to the balanced reciprocity among the Yanomama and the Trobriand Islanders; from barter among the Mendi to the market place in Afghanistan
How cultures are studied( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature and difficulties encountered in anthropological field work are explored. Napoleon Chagnon describes his field work among the Yanomamo Indians of Venezuela
Culture change by Michael Maynard( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies the theory that cultures change in creative and productive ways in response to both internal and external forces
Chinese brush painting : an instructional guide by Ning Yeh( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature of anthropology( Visual )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 85 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
Sex & marriage by Jack W Provonsha( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and held by 84 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
Family influences( Visual )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses family influence on the social and emotional development of children aged 6 to 12
Sensation and perception ; Learning by Philip G Zimbardo( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how we construct reality from raw material provided by our senses and interpreted and organized into meaningful patterns by our brains. The focus is on human vision, showing how the eye works, how the brain processes visual information, and how visual cues make our vision more effective
Motivation by Lois Grant Palches( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 81 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 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies neurons and neural transmissions through the neurological disorder Dystonia
The Highland Maya : a case study in economic anthropology( Visual )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 73 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
Child's play by Calif.) Community School of Performing Arts (Los Angeles( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the different kinds of play and explains why each is important for the development of the child's personality
 
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Alternative Names
California Community Colleges. Coast Community College District

Coast Community Colleges

Languages
English (336)