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Conrad Kottak

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Professor, Anthropology.

Ph.D., Columbia University

Professor Kottak has done ethnographic field work in Brazil, Madagascar, and the United States. His general interests are in the processes by which local cultures are incorporated--and resist incorporation--into larger systems. Recent work includes an investigation of how middle class families draw on various media in planning, managing, and evaluating their choices with respect to competing demands of work and family.

Recent Publications

Books

Kottak, Conrad. 2010. Window on humanity: a concise introduction to anthropology, 4th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill. Abstract.

Kottak, Conrad. 2010. Anthropology: appreciating human diversity, 14th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill. Abstract.

Kottak, Conrad. 2010. Cultural Anthropology, 14th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Kottak, Conrad. 2010. Mirror for humanity: a concise introduction to cultural anthropology, 7th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Descartes, L., and Conrad Kottak. 2009. Media and middle class moms : images and realities of work and family. New York: Routledge.

Kottak, Conrad. 2009. Cultural anthropology. Boston: McGraw-Hill Higher Education. (13th Edition)

Kottak, Conrad. 2008. Anthropology : The Exploration of Human Diversity. Boston: McGraw Hill Higher Education. (12th Edition) Abstract.

Kottak, Conrad. 2006. Assault on paradise : the globalization of a little community in Brazil, 4th ed. Boston: McGraw Hill.

Kottak, Conrad. 2005. Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology. Boston: McGraw Hill. (5th Edition) Abstract.

Kottak, Conrad. 2005. Window on humanity : a concise introduction to anthropology. Boston: McGraw Hill.

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