By Kenneth Guest
Protecting the fundamental ideas that force cultural anthropology this day, Ken Guest’s Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a world Age exhibits scholars that now, greater than ever, international forces have an effect on neighborhood tradition and that the instruments of cultural anthropology are necessary to dwelling in a world society. A “toolkit” technique encourages scholars to be aware of immense questions raised by way of anthropologists, bargains learn instruments to remind readers what ideas are very important, and exhibits them why all of it concerns within the actual international.
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Where Do People Move To and From? International Migration 509 Anthropologists Engage the World: Ana Aparicio 510 Internal Migration 516 Transnational Migration: Eﬀects on Families and Communities Back Home 517 Return Migration 518 508 How Is Immigration Affecting the United States Today? Immigration and the National Origin Myth 520 Immigration since 1965 522 Debates over Inclusion 524 520 Toolkit Thinking Like an Anthropologist: Assessing the Advantages and Disadvantages of Migration 528 Key Terms 528 ● For Further Exploration 529 528 Chapter 14 Politics and Power 531 Arab Spring 531 How Have Anthropologists Viewed the Origins of Human Political History?
But from the beginning, anthropologists have been studying not only in the islands of the South Paciﬁc, in the rural villages of Africa, and among indigenous peoples in Australia and North America, but also (though to a lesser degree) among factory workers in Britain and France, among immigrants in New York, and in other communities in the industrializing world. Over the last thirty years, anthropology has turned signiﬁcant attention to urban communities in industrialized nations. With the increase of studies in North America and Europe, it is fair to say that anthropologists now embrace the full scope of humanity — across geography and through time.
Julia Reidhead years ago encouraged me to keep my lecture notes in case I might write a textbook someday. Pete Lesser, my ﬁrst editor, embraced the vision of this book, signed me, and brought me into the Norton fold. Developmental editor Alice Vigliani pushed me to greater clarity of thinking and writing, and JoAnn Simony was an excellent copyeditor. Trish Marx and her staﬀ of photo researchers, Julie Tesser, Ted Szczepanski and Rona Tuccillo, insightfully identiﬁed photo options that challenge the reader to think.