Cultural Anthropology: The Human Challenge (14th Edition) by William A. Haviland, Dana Walrath, Harald E. L. Prins, Bunny

By William A. Haviland, Dana Walrath, Harald E. L. Prins, Bunny McBride

Discover the main attention-grabbing, artistic, risky, and complicated species alive at the present time: you and your friends within the international village. With compelling images, attractive examples, and choose experiences by means of anthropologists in far-flung areas, the authors of CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY: THE HUMAN problem supply a holistic view of anthropology that will help you make feel of today's global. With this article you can find the several methods people face the problem of lifestyles, the relationship among biology and tradition within the shaping of human ideals and behaviour, and the influence of globalization on peoples and cultures worldwide. to be had with InfoTrac pupil Collections

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Currently, she serves as president of the Women’s World Summit Foundation, based in Geneva, Switzerland, and is completing a collection of essays. dana WalraTh is assistant professor of family medicine at the University of Vermont and an affiliated faculty member for women’s and gender studies. After earning her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, she taught there and at Temple University. Dr. Walrath broke new ground in medical and biological anthropology through her work on biocultural aspects of childbirth.

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All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. 6 CHAPTER 1 The Essence of Anthropology BIOCULTURAL CONNECTION The Anthropology of Organ Transplantation In 1954, the first organ transplant occurred in Boston when surgeons removed a kidney from one identical twin to place it inside his sick brother. Today, transplants between unrelated individuals are common, so much so that organs are trafficked in the black market, often across continents from the poor to the wealthy.

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