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Inequality and “the Global Question”

To mark the publication of Global Inequality, the first book in UTP’s new Anthropological Insights series, author Kenneth McGill explains the process of writing a book about inequality from a global perspective, and why the lessons in the book are necessary for today’s students. read more…

  • dateJune 9, 2016
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  • posted byKenneth McGill
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Ancestral Lines, Second Edition

At the core of the Teaching Culture series of ethnographies is John Barker’s Ancestral Lines: The Maisin of Papua New Guinea and the Fate of the Rainforest. This book has been tremendously successful in college and university classrooms because of its beautiful writing, its clear organization, and because it does not talk down to or bore students. This week, the book is available in a new edition, and we asked John Barker, the author and editor of the Teaching Culture series, to say a few words about its publication and the history behind the book. read more…

  • dateApril 4, 2016
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  • posted byJohn Barker
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Author Interview: Shirley A. Fedorak

In the first of a series of regular online interviews, the author of Anthropology Matters, Shirley A. Fedorak, shares her inspiration for writing the book, suggestions on how to use it effectively in an introductory anthropology course, her own approach … read more…

  • dateDecember 7, 2012
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  • posted byAnna Del Col
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