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ANTY 225IS: Culture, Language, and Society   Tags: anthropology, course_guide, culture, ethnography, sociology  

The nature of culture through selected societies: symbolism and world view as related to cultural dynamics and representational forms. A survey of social practices, linguistic and cultural representations, exchange, identity, and the dynamics of power.
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A Dictionary of Sociology - Gordon Marshall
Call Number: HM17.C66 1998 *EBOOK
Publication Date: 3rd Revised Edition--2009

Encyclopedia of Urban Studies - Ray Hutchison
Call Number: HT108.5.E634 2010
2 vols.

Encyclopedia of Disability - Gary L. Albrecht
Call Number: HV1568.E528 2006 (Reference)
5 vols.

Encyclopedia of Sociology - Edgar F. Borgatta
Call Number: HM425.E5 2000 (Ebook)
Publication Date: 2002
5 vols.

Collins Dictionary of Sociology [electronic resource] - Jary, David
Call Number: HM425 .C65 2005 eb
Publication Date: 2005

The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology [electronic resource] - Turner, Bryan S.
Call Number: HM425 .C36 2006 eb
Publication Date: 2006

World of Sociology [electronic resource] - Palmisano, Joseph M.
Call Number: HM585 .W67 2001 eb
Publication Date: 2001

Encyclopedia of Social Theory [electronic resource] - Ritzer, George
Call Number: HM425 .E47 2005 eb
Publication Date: 2005

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  • Academic Search Premier  
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  • Anthropological Literature
    Bibliographic database with coverage of anthropology, archaeology, applied anthropology, biological and physical anthropology, cultural and social anthropology, ethnohistory, ethnomusicology, folklore, linguistic anthropology, and related interdisciplinary research.
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  • Social Sciences Citation Index
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  • Sociological Abstracts  
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  • Bibliography of Native North Americans
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  • Bibliography of Asian Studies
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  • WorldCat
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  • Agricola
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  • America: History and Life
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Contemporary Studies in Ethnology - Alfonso Ivarra
Call Number: GN345.C66 2009 (2nd Floor)
Ethnology: Methodology & Research

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Ethnography and Virtual Worlds - George E. Marcus (Foreword by); Tom Boellstorff; Bonnie Nardi; Celia Pearce; T. L. Taylor
Call Number: GN345.E745 2012
ISBN: 069114950X
Publication Date: 2012-09-04
A concise, comprehensive, and practical guide for students, teachers, designers, and scholars interested in using ethnographic methods to study online virtual worlds, including both game and nongame environments

Ethnography in Social Science Practice - Julie Scott-Jones (Editor); Sal Watt (Editor)
Call Number: GN345.E75 2010
ISBN: 9780415543477
Publication Date: 2010-05-03
Explores ethnography’s increasing use across the social sciences, beyond its traditional bases in social anthropology and sociology.

Doing Visual Ethnography: Images, Media, and Representation in Research - Sarah Pink
Call Number: GN347.P56 2007 (2nd Floor)
Explores the use and potential of photography, video, and hypermedia in ethnographic and social research

Ethnography: Step by Step - David M. Fetterman
Call Number: GN345 .F47 1998 (2nd Floor)
Begins with an overview of anthropological terms and concepts, providing clear definitions and examples of each before laying out the nuts and bolts of both qualitative and quantitative information gathering by covering the methods and techniques of fieldwork, equipment needed, analysis of data, and report writing

Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology - H. Russell Bernard
Call Number: GN345.H37 1998 (2nd Floor)
Nineteen chapters by active researchers describe the methods that anthropologists use, the logic behind their use, and the complex problems involved in conducting research on people in their natural setting.

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