CONTENTS:- Vol.1: Applied Anthropology: 1. The domain of applied anthropology; 2. The growth of applied anthropology; 3. Ethics in applied anthropology; 4. Social marketing and social science; 5. Research and development anthropology; 6. Action anthropology; 7. Population and demography; 8. Brokerage; 9. Advocacy anthropology; 10. Development of society and community; 11. Policy science and anthropology; 12. Social Impact Assessment (SIA); 13. Evaluation in policy research; 14. Technology development research; 15. Making a living. Vol.2: Criminal Anthropology: 1. Criminal Anthropology - an introduction; 2. Origin of criminology; 3. The criminal; 4. Criminal personality; 5. Criminal intelligence; 6. Relation between physical health and criminality; 7. Race and sex; 8. The role of heredity in criminality; 9. Treatment of criminals-1; 10. Treatment of criminal-2; 11. Investigative work; 12. Court procedures; 13. Prevention is better than cure; 14. Capital punishment; 15. Law and property; 16. Sociological theory of crime; 17. Psychology and crime; 18. Power of DNA; 19. The international criminal court. Vol.3: Economic Anthropology: I. Economic Anthropology: 1. Introduction to economic anthropology; 2. Economics of the palaeolithic age; 3. Growth of economics. 4. Growth of city civilizations in east; 5. Start of Mediterranean civilization in the early iron age; II. Medieval Economy: 6. Agriculture in medieval economy; 7. Industry in medieval period; 8. Trade and finance in medieval economy; 9. Economic ideals of the middle ages; III. Economic Nationalism: 10. Decline of agriculture of the end of medieval ages; 11. Industry; 12. Trade and commerce during nationalism; 13. Finance during nationalism; IV. Economic Revolution: 14. Industrial revolution; 15. Agricultural revolution; 16. Transportation and trade. Vol.4: Linguistic Anthropology: 1. Introduction; 2. The nature of language; 3. Science of linguistics; 4. Phonetics and phonology; 5. Descriptive linguistics; 6. Grammatical theory; 7. Semantic theory of linguistics; 8. Linguistic change; 9. Classification of languages; 10. The Indo-European family of language; 11. The non-indo-European languages; 12. Modern linguistics; 13. Understanding languages; 14. Meaning; 15. Theory of pragmatics; 16. Discourse; 17. Discourse and local organization; 18. A study in sociolinguistics; 19. Language and culture; 20. Language and society; 21. Language through history; 22. Study of psycholinguistics. Vol.5: Medical Anthropology: 1. Medical anthropology: an introduction; 2. Medical anthropology: a theoretical approach; 3. Health and the habitat; 4. Housing and poverty; 5. The role of political economy; 6. Social and political relations in medical anthropology; 7. Relation between culture and emotional disorders; 8. Clinical anthropology; 9. Ethnomedicine; 10. Ethnopsychiatry; 11. Medical ethnography and the therapeutic action; 12. Ecology and disease; 13. Problem of alcoholism; 14. Smoking; 15. Problem of illicit drugs; 16. AIDS; 17. Epidemiology; 18. Bioethics and anthropology; 19. Health as a human right. Vol.6: Physical Anthropology: I. Introduction to Anthropology: 1. Anthropology - an introduction; 2. History of anthropology; II. Physical Anthropology: 3. Defining physical anthropology; 4. The development of physical anthropology; 5. Process of reproduction; 6. Process of evolution; 7. Diversity in human race; 8. Our place in nature; 9. Role of man in the biosphere; 10. Primate anatomy; 11. Primate behavior; 12. Geological background in evolution; 13. The fossil record; 14. Primate evolution; 15. Human evolution; 16. Mental evolution of primates. Vol.7: Religious Anthropology: 1. The origin of religion; 2. Social development of religion; 3. The soul; 4. Science and religion in anthropology; 5. Magic and religion; 6. Hinduism; 7. Anthropological study in Buddhist communities; 8. Islam; 9. Studies of ritual: an overview; 10. Rituals in Indian culture; 11. Ritual in Japanese culture; 12. Rituals in American Indian culture; 13. Rituals in African society; 14. Altered States of Consciousness (ASC); 15. Biogenetic theory; 16. Shamanism and religion; 17. Theories in religion; 18. Self and religion. Vol.8: Sociocultural Anthropology: I. The Family Anthropology: 1. The beginning of family; 2. The early family; 3. Modern family; 4. The Hindu family; 5. The Muslim family; 6. Jewish family; 7. Family in China; 8. Family status in west; 9. African family; 10. Role of female; 11. Family values; 12. Crisis in the family; 13. The future of the family; II. Social Anthropology: 14. Social anthropology-a meaning; 15. Structure and organization in a small community; 16. Social change in peasant communities; 17. The social framework of economic organization; 18. The social framework of primitive art; 19. Morals in social organization; 20. Religion in social reality. Vol.9: Urban Anthropology: 1. Introduction to urban anthropology; 2. Cities in history; 3. Towns and villages in anthropology; 4. Life in cities; 5. Urban growth; 6. Socio-economical changes in cities; 7. Counter-urbanization; 8. Role of technology in urban development; 9. Industrial cities; 10. City planning; 11. Problem of housing; 12. Urbanization in developing countries; 13. Eco-city; 14. Government of new cities; 15. Utopian concept of city; 16. Future cities.
Anthropology is the study of man, his origins, physical characteristics, institutions, religious beliefs, and social relationships etc. This work in nine volumes, incorporates all vital information with latest developments in the field. Based on authentic sources, this veritable mine of information will prove vade mecum to one and all.