Cultural Anthropology

Author: Serena Nanda,Richard L. Warms

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534506377

Category: Ethnologie

Page: 429

View: 9246

Posted in Ethnologie

Cengage Advantage Books: Culture Counts: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Author: Serena Nanda,Richard L. Warms

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337514195

Category: Social Science

Page: 432

View: 7067

Framed around the concept of culture, CULTURE COUNTS, 4th Edition, uses ethnographic storytelling to draw students into the material and teach valuable critical-thinking skills. The text focuses on how culture directs and explains people's behavior, thereby helping students understand the world today as well as how humans can solve problems and effect positive change. Using an authoritative yet conversational voice, the authors emphasize contemporary issues, the impact of globalization, gender issues, equalities and inequalities, cross-cultural comparisons, and American culture. These topics are important to both the study of anthropology and understanding of the world around you. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Posted in Social Science

Motivated Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles

Insight, Advice, and Resume Samples Provided by Some of the Most Credentialed, Experienced, and Award-Winning Resume Writers in the Industry

Author: Brian E. Howard

Publisher: BQB Publishing

ISBN: 1608081842

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 356

View: 3525

Motivated Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles is unlike any resume or LinkedIn profile book ever written! It gives you unprecedented insight and advice from over a dozen of the most credentialed, experienced, and award-winning resume and LinkedIn profile writers in the industry. It contains over 180 pieces of sage advice quoted throughout the book. You will learn how these writers create impactful resumes and LinkedIn profiles that will stand out, get you interviews, and job offers! Get inside the minds of these writers. Learn how they think about keywords, titling, branding, accomplishments, format, color, design, and a host of other resume writing and LinkedIn profile considerations as they create stunning resumes and winning LinkedIn profiles. Some say that Motivated Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles reveals too many secrets of the resume writing industry! Become an “insider” and learn the secrets from some of the very best.
Posted in Business & Economics

Anthropological Theory

An Introductory History

Author: R. Jon McGee,Richard L. Warms

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 9781442257016

Category: Social Science

Page: 736

View: 9207

This comprehensive and accessible survey traces critical developments in anthropological thinking from 1860 to the present day. In-depth introductions and commentary accompanying 43 seminal essays provide the background necessary for understanding each article, its central concepts, and the social and historical context in which it was written.
Posted in Social Science

American Cultural Pluralism and Law

Author: Jill Norgren,Serena Nanda

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275986995

Category: History

Page: 287

View: 1669

Previous editions published : 1996 (2nd) and 1988 (1st).
Posted in History

Gender Diversity

Crosscultural Variations, Second Edition

Author: Serena Nanda

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 147861546X

Category: Social Science

Page: 147

View: 739

Anthropologist Serena Nanda has heralded the importance of understanding human similarities and differences throughout her writing and teaching career. This was especially evidenced in her groundbreaking work, Gender Diversity: Crosscultural Variations, a masterful, far-reaching examination of the relationships between sex, gender, and sexuality and how they are culturally constructed. Rich ethnographic examples representing nine cultures illuminate the need to analyze sex/gender roles and identities on the basis of broad cultural patterns and distinct cultural features, including social class, ethnicity, age, religion, urban or rural residence, and exposure to Western cultures. The latest edition incorporates new material on hijras in Bangladesh, three gender alternatives in Indonesia, and global changes related to migration, health, and communication. Concept-reinforcing questions have been added to each chapter. Gender Diversity, Second Edition encourages readers to think in new ways about what they consider natural, normal, or morally right. As a concise supplement with multidisciplinary appeal, the enhanced edition is sure to energize the undergraduate classroom.
Posted in Social Science

How to Prepare Your Curriculum Vitae

Author: Acy Jackson,Kathleen Geckeis

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071426268

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

View: 8387

The curriculum vitae, a resume of educational and work background, is essential for undergraduates applying to graduate and professional schools. Now revised and updated, How to Prepare Your Curriculum Vitae helps readers to analyze their academic career and create the best "academic resume" possible. Features: A new chapter on crafting international CVs Sample CVs, including scannable and international Extensive appendix material with a comprehensive list of action verbs and a bibliography of style books and manuals
Posted in Business & Economics

Aliens in the Prime of Their Lives: Stories

Author: Brad Watson

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393338851

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

View: 749

A collection of stories explores every kind of domestic discord: unruly or distant children, alienated spouses, domestic abuse, loneliness, death, and divorce.
Posted in Fiction

Top Notch Executive Resumes

Creating Flawless Resumes for Managers, Executives, and CEOs

Author: Katharine Hansen

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

ISBN: 1601637926

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 6409

Branded resumes that illuminate the candidate's unique value proposition and ROI are a must in today's quest for the executive suite. Top Notch Executive Resumes not only explains how to integrate branding into career-marketing communication, but also how to craft resumes that address your fit with the organization's mission and meet an employer's specific business needs. Hansen instructs high-level professionals in framing past accomplishments so that the employer can visualize the executive's strategic vision and industry insights, as well as what he or she can contribute. Highlights of the book include: A huge collection of resume samples in cutting-edge formats, organized by profession for easy navigability. Examples of a wide variety of complementary documents—including leadership profiles and executive bios—that top-level professionals need to round out their executive portfolios. Special additional features, including the preferences and peeves of hiring decision-makers, guidelines for working with recruiters, frequently asked questions, and case studies detailing complete job-search marketing campaigns. Let Top Notch Executive Resumes get you into that corner office!
Posted in Business & Economics

Sacred Realms

Readings in the Anthropology of Religion

Author: Richard L. Warms

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 526

View: 2945

This comprehensive introduction to the anthropology of religion is designed to give students the tools to understand and analyze religion while considering its important role in world affairs. Intended primarily for beginning courses in comparative religion or anthropology of religion, the anthology includes classic and recent essays by authors from diverse ethnic and national backgrounds. Divided into twelve major topics in faith, religion, and belief, the text concludes with a unique section written by the editors that describes fundamental aspects of five of the world's most influential religions. Each of the book's sections opens with an overview that highlights relevant and critical concepts, providing essential background information for understanding the articles that follow.
Posted in Religion

The One Page CV

Create your own high impact CV. Clever, clear, and comprehensive. Get noticed and beat the competition.

Author: Paul Hichens

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 1292001496

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 6934

Say less and stand out more. About six seconds – that’s how long your CV will be considered before it’s consigned to the bin forever. If you don’t grab attention quickly, you’ll be rejected without a second thought. Your CV must be high impact, concise and optimised if it’s to do its job, and The One Page CV shows you exactly how to do it. It’s proven to work. It’s tried and tested. It’s written by an expert. · Avoid the pitfalls that your competition will be making · Transform your CV into a targeted, high-impact, job-winning tool · Spotlight your professional skills, qualifications and experience · Write smartly and persuasively so recruiters want to read your CV Remember – you’ve got six seconds. That’s all. Why waste it?
Posted in Education

The Complete Guide to Writing Effective Résumé Cover Letters

Step-by-step Instructions with Companion CD-ROM

Author: Kimberly Sarmiento

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 1601382383

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 335

View: 7559

Your cover letter is what decides if a company looks at your resume, contacts you for an interview, or gets you placed in the rejection pile. Knowing that, it is important to create a well-written, eye-catching letter that sells your achievements and job skills to impress the recruiter. However, many people are unable to effectively translate their thoughts into words when faced with the task. That is where The Complete Guide to Writing Effective Resume Cover Letters comes in. With this book you will be able to craft a letter that will undoubtedly land you the interview. In this new book, you will learn how to address your letter, how to grab the reader s attention immediately, how to format your letter, how to choose the font, how to be professional but persuasive, how to choose the type of paper, and how to target your letter. You will also learn about writing the different kinds of letters, including those in response to a classified advertisement, those in response to a blind advertisement, those sent to employment agencies, cold letters, and broadcast letters; writing style guidelines; what to include in your letter; writing for an online audience; cover letter styles; and common mistakes recruiters abhor. Additionally, you will find examples of effective and ineffective letters, proven tips for making your letter stand out, sample phrases to use, and letters for new graduates, for professionals, and for those changing careers. Also included are samples specific to job industries, including administration and clerical; accounting; banking and finance, government; health care and social services; hospitality and food service; human resources; law enforcement and legal; manufacturing; sales, marketing, and customer service; skilled trades; technology; and science and engineering. The companion CD-ROM is packed with samples and worksheets to help you brainstorm and create a successful cover letter. By following the step-by-step instructions outlined in The Complete Guide to Writing Effective Resume Cover Letters you will ensure that your letter will impress the recruiter and that you will be contacted for an interview. In the end you will create a tool that will be of enormous importance to you in your job search. The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version. It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at [email protected] Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
Posted in Business & Economics

Cover Letters that Blow Doors Open

Author: Anne McKinney

Publisher: PREP Publishing

ISBN: 9781885288134

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 263

View: 2947

Designed as the comprehensive guide to cover letter preparation, the 272-page book shows examples of exciting and door-opening cover letters. The main section of the book shows cover letters by field and industry. For example, job hunters in the accounting field will find examples of cover letters used to blow doors open in the accounting, banking, and financial community. From aviation, to computer operations, to management, to sales, to transportation, cover letters tailored to specific fields are illustrated which can be used as "models" or "templates" for those involved in a job hunt. But what if a job hunter is changing careers or doesn't need a cover letter targeting a specific field or functional area? There's a section showing examples of all-purpose cover letters, career-change cover letters, cover letters for entrepreneurs, and cover letters for those seeking their first job. For those seeking advice on how to respond to ads, how to handle questions about salary requirements, how to request consideration for multiple job openings in the organization, and how to write letters for special situations, there's a section entitled "Sixteen Commonly Asked Questions About Cover Letters (and Job Hunting)."
Posted in Business & Economics

The Smart Résumé Book

Shifting Career Directions Or Staying in the Same Profession?

Author: Cyrus Anthony Weston

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 143491495X

Category:

Page: 100

View: 6934

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Real-resumes for Financial Jobs

Author: Anne McKinney

Publisher: PREP Publishing

ISBN: 9781885288158

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 183

View: 5548

A book designed to be the best friend of those who want to enter, advance in, and change jobs in one of the hottest industries in the 21st century; finance. The best way to enter a new industry is to look and sound as though you "belong" in the field, so there are resumes to help the career-minded find their first job in the financial world. Other resumes help the financially astute professional advance in the field. You'll find job titles such as these in this book designed to help those who want to move in this hot field of opportunity: auditor, financial services consultant, investment banker, commercial banker, bookkeeper, commercial loan specialist, data entry operator, controller, chief financial officer, budget management specialist, business analyst, business services manager, accounts receivable specialist, insurance adjuster, funds transfer analyst, loan officer, mortgage consultant, real estate broker, revenue field auditor, accounting manager, staff accountant, tax auditor, teller supervisor, training operations manager...and many others!
Posted in Business & Economics

Reclaiming a Scientific Anthropology

Author: Lawrence A. Kuznar, Indiana University - Purdue University, Fort Wayne

Publisher: AltaMira Press

ISBN: 0759112347

Category: Social Science

Page: 266

View: 7825

Lawrence Kuznar makes a compelling case that it is even more important today, a decade after the publication of the first edition of Reclaiming a Scientific Anthropology, for anthropology to return to its roots in empirical science.
Posted in Social Science

Cultural Anthropology A Toolkit for a Global Age

Second Edition

Author: Kenneth J Guest

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393265005

Category: Social Science

Page: 800

View: 4045

The Second Edition of Ken Guest's Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age covers the concepts that drive cultural anthropology by showing that now, more than ever, global forces affect local culture and the tools of cultural anthropology are relevant to living in a globalizing world.
Posted in Social Science

The Gift of a Bride

A Tale of Anthropology, Matrimony and Murder

Author: Serena Nanda,Joan Young Gregg

Publisher: Rowman Altamira

ISBN: 9780759111493

Category: Fiction

Page: 295

View: 3599

This ethnographically based murder mystery, set in an Indian immigrant community in New York City, uses the main principles of cultural anthropology and ethnographic method to explore a wide range of cultural conflicts. Central themes of gender inequality, violence against women, and immigrant adaptation to American life are revealed through authentically drawn characters and a tightly woven plot. Power-driven egos, workplace harassment, hostile neighbors, and financial desperation drive the suspense in this exciting novel towards understanding.
Posted in Fiction

Essentials of Human Behavior

Integrating Person, Environment, and the Life Course

Author: Elizabeth D. Hutchison

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483377733

Category: Social Science

Page: 672

View: 2198

Essentials of Human Behavior combines Elizabeth D. Hutchison’s two-volume Dimensions of Human Behavior to present a multidimensional framework for understanding human behavior. Integrating person, environment, and the life course, this best-selling text leverages its hallmark case studies and balanced breadth and depth of coverage to help readers apply theory and general social work knowledge to unique practice situations. Now in four color and available with an interactive eBook, the Second Edition features a streamlined organization, the latest research, and original SAGE video to provide the most engaging introduction available to human behavior.
Posted in Social Science