Anthropology and Contemporary Human Problems
Using the cross-cultural, evolutionary, and multi-disciplinary perspectives that are unique to anthropology, this text examines contemporary civilization's most pressing problems and generates ideas for solutions and hope for the future.
- Paperback | 278 pages
- 152.4 x 226.1 x 12.7mm | 362.88g
- 16 Oct 2000
- McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
- United States
- English, Multiple languages
- 4th Revised edition
Table of contents
Preface1. Anthropological Perspectives on Contemporary Human Problems2. Adaptation, Culture Scale, and the Environment Crisis3. Natural Resources and the Culture of Consumption4. Malnutrition and the Evolution of Food Systems5. Commercial Factory Food Systems6. The Population Problem7. Poverty and Conflict8. The FutureBibliographyIndex