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Coast Community College District

Overview
Works: 1,543 works in 3,038 publications in 1 language and 12,528 library holdings
Genres: History  Cross-cultural studies  Case studies 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: GN316, 155.4
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Faces of culture ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 183 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
Language and communication ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 179 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 and development of human language and its relationship to thought, as well as the significance of body language. Compares dialects and the language of Black Americans, Hopi Indians, African Nuers and other cultural groups to investigate whether thought reflects or influences culture
The Nature of culture ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 170 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 2009 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles the four major forms of political organizations, bands, tribes, chiefdoms, and states
Religion and magic ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 136 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 )
15 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 133 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
Patterns of subsistence the food producers ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 131 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
Culture change ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studies the theory that cultures change in creative and productive ways in response to both internal and external forces
Family influences ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 124 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 )
15 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 124 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
Sex and marriage ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 122 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 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studies neurons and neural transmissions through the neurological disorder Dystonia
The nature of anthropology ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 115 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 106 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 )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 102 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 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the different kinds of play and explains why each is important for the development of the child's personality
Language ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the uniqueness of human language, the development of language, language and the brain, and language and different cultures
Memory ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 93 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 )
13 editions published between 1983 and 1999 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
 
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Alternative Names
California Community Colleges. Coast Community College District
Coast Community Colleges
Languages
English (283)