The following readings are a guide to help students become familiar with some of the major subfields of anthropology. It is merely an introductory reading list.
2001 Women and Men: The Cultural Constructs of Gender (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Erickson, Paul A. and Liam D. Murphy, eds.
2001 Readings for a History of Anthropological Theory. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview Press.
Eriksen, Thomas Hylland
2001 Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives (2nd ed.). London: Pluto Press.
1973 The Interpretation of Cultures: selected essays. New York: Basic Books.
Lambek, Michael, ed.
2002 A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion. Malden, MA: Blackwell.
Lewellen, Ted. C.
1992 Political Anthropology: An Introduction (2nd ed.). Westport, CT: Bergin and Garvey.
Moore, Jerry D.
1997 Visions of Culture: An Introduction to Anthropological Theories and Theorists. Walnut Creek, CA: Alta Mira Press.
Renfrew, Colin, and Paul Bahn
1999 Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice (3rd ed.). London: Thames and Hudson.
1998 Language, Culture and Society: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology (2nd ed.). Boulder: Westview Press.
2000 Kinship and Gender: An Introduction (2nd ed.) Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
Wilk, Richard R.
1996 Economies and Cultures: Foundations of Economic Anthropology. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
Students may also wish to consult:
1997 The Dictionary of Anthropology. Oxford: Blackwell.
Bernard, Alan, and Jonathan Spencer, eds.
1996 Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology. London: Routledge.
Borofsky, Robert, ed.
1994 Assessing Cultural Anthropology. New York: McGraw-Hill.