Understanding Culture, Society, and Politics

Understanding Culture, Society, and Politics helps learners articulate their observations on human cultural variation, social differences, social change, and political identities. It applies insights from anthropology, political science, and sociology to develop student awareness of cultural, social, and political dynamics, and sensitivity to cultural diversity. The book also provides and understanding of how culture, human agency, society, and politics work while engaging the student in the examination of the country's current human development goals. The book develops the learner's social and cultural competence to guide his or her interactions with groups, communities, networks, and institutions.