Essentials Of Cultural Anthropology A Toolkit For A Global Age

Author: Kenneth J Guest
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393624617
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The most successful new textbook in a generation, Ken Guest’s text shows students that now, more than ever, global forces affect local culture. Students learn that the tools of cultural anthropology are relevant to their life in our globalized world. The NEW InQuizitive course helps students focus their reading, master the basics, and come to class prepared.

Essentials Of Cultural Anthropology

Author: Kenneth J. Guest
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ISBN: 9780393265019
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Covering the essential concepts that drive cultural anthropology today in a newly streamlined format, Ken Guest's Essentials of Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age shows students that now, more than ever, global forces affect local culture, and that the tools of cultural anthropology are vital to participating in a global society. A "toolkit" approach emphasizes the discipline's big questions and reinforces key concepts to show that these tools are useful beyond the classroom--in relationships, campus life, workplaces, religious communities, and our globalizing world.

Cultural Anthropology

Author: Kenneth J. Guest
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393420142
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Give students the tools to engage the big issues of our time.

Understanding Digital Industry

Author: Siska Noviaristanti
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1000038033
Size: 66.18 MB
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These proceedings compile selected papers from presenters at the Conference: Managing Digital Industry, Technology and Entrepreneurship 2019 (CoMDITE 2019) which was held on July 10-11, 2019. There are 122 papers from various universities and higher educational institutions in Indonesia and Malaysia. The main research topics in these proceedings are related to: 1) Strategic Management and Ecosystem Business, 2) Digital Technology for Business, 3) Digital Social Innovation, 4) Digital Innovation and Brand Management, 5) Digital Governance, 6) Financial Technology, 7) Digital and Innovative Education, 8) Digital Marketing. 9) Smart City, 10) Digital Talent Management, and 11) Entrepreneurship. All the papers in the proceedings highlight research results or literature reviews that will both contribute to knowledge development in the field of digital industry.

A Brief History Of Knowledge For Social Science Researchers

Author: Deborah Court
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1000048403
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A Brief History of Knowledge for Social Science Researchers outlines a history of knowledge from Ancient Greece to present day, in Europe and the Western world. This outline provides the basis for understanding where various research methods originate, and their epistemological, historical, political and social roots. This book provides social science researchers with an understanding of how research methods developed, and how their truth criteria, and what is accepted as knowledge, spring from human history. Research is often reduced to data collection, results and publication in the stressful, results-oriented academic environment. But research is a human enterprise, a product of both individual creativity and historical, political and social conditions. This book will focus on how shared research criteria (as we know them today) were developed through the work and thought of philosophers, social activists and researchers. This book will be useful for graduate and post-graduate students, particularly those studying Research Methods, and Philosophy of Science courses; and for experienced social science researchers who wish to understand how research methods have developed in human history.

Metrics

Author: Vincanne Adams
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 082237448X
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This volume's contributors evaluate the accomplishments, limits, and consequences of using quantitative metrics in global health. Whether analyzing maternal mortality rates, the relationships between political goals and metrics data, or the links between health outcomes and a program's fiscal support, the contributors question the ability of metrics to solve global health problems. They capture a moment when global health scholars and practitioners must evaluate the potential effectiveness and pitfalls of different metrics—even as they remain elusive and problematic. Contributors. Vincanne Adams, Susan Erikson, Molly Hales, Pierre Minn, Adeola Oni-Orisan, Carolyn Smith-Morris, Marlee Tichenor, Lily Walkover, Claire L. Wendland

Translation In The Digital Age

Author: Michael Cronin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113510431X
Size: 50.97 MB
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Translation is living through a period of revolutionary upheaval. The effects of digital technology and the internet on translation are continuous, widespread and profound. From automatic online translation services to the rise of crowdsourced translation and the proliferation of translation Apps for smartphones, the translation revolution is everywhere. The implications for human languages, cultures and society of this revolution are radical and far-reaching. In the Information Age that is the Translation Age, new ways of talking and thinking about translation which take full account of the dramatic changes in the digital sphere are urgently required. Michael Cronin examines the role of translation with regard to the debates around emerging digital technologies and analyses their social, cultural and political consequences, guiding readers through the beginnings of translation's engagement with technology, and through to the key issues that exist today. With links to many areas of study, Translation in the Digital Age is a vital read for students of modern languages, translation studies, cultural studies and applied linguistics.

The Cultural Industries

Author: David Hesmondhalgh
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412908085
Size: 40.23 MB
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The Cultural Industries, Second Edition combines a political economy approach with the best aspects of cultural studies, sociology, communication studies, and social theory to provide an overview of the key debates surrounding cultural production. This new edition of Hesmondhalgh's clearly written, thoroughly argued overview of political-economic, organizational, technological, and cultural change represents yet another important intervention in research on cultural production.

How To Do Discourse Analysis

Author: James Paul Gee
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131782055X
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This bestselling textbook is the ideal companion to An Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and Method, by leading author, James Paul Gee. Using a practical how-to approach, Gee provides the tools necessary to work with discourse analysis, with engaging step-by-step tasks featured throughout the book. Each tool is clearly explained, along with guidance on how to use it, and authentic data is provided for readers to practice using the tools. Readers from all fields will gain both a practical and theoretical background in how to do discourse analysis and knowledge of discourse analysis as a distinctive research methodology. Updated throughout, this second edition also includes a new tool- ‘The Big C Conversation Tool’. A new companion website www.routledge.com/cw/gee features a frequently asked questions section, additional tasks to support understanding, a glossary and free access to journal articles by James Paul Gee. How to do Discourse Analysis: A Toolkit is an essential book for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students working in the areas of applied linguistics, education, psychology, anthropology and communication.