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The Nature of Culture (Midway Reprint)

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Primary sources, and secondary sources from history and medical anthropology. 3 cr. (Students needing a 4th credit should speak with the instructor about adding a single-credit directed study). In this book Morgan detailed the seven stages of society. The graduate program in anthropology aims to combine anthropologically-grounded knowledge with an understanding of the history of the discipline and the development of current theoretical debates. The resource exploitation of a society is determined by the technological adaptations that people make to their surrounding environment.

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Food (Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences)

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I have also taken this as a provisional 'no'. Publisher: Derry NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 1999. 1 videocassette (ca. 23 min.). She contributed to knowledge of South Pacific cultures, gender roles, and the impact of child-rearing practices on personality. Well, being in the state of Kentucky, Lexington at that, I decided to research a sporting event in which Americans call basketball. Cultural anthropologists use intensive observation and structured interviewing to decode these shared behaviors and assumptions and distill unstated understandings from the merely idiosyncratic.

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The Ernest Becker Reader

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These debates between anthropologists’ cause various ambiguities to the role and ability of those practicing engaged anthropology. The philosophical problems involved in explanations of causality have not been ignored (Nadel 1951). The debate started by Barth’s work on the Paṧtūns is by no means over. The plan, she said, was to ask the ranking female, a 50‑something working mother I’ll call Rebecca, how she and her family used their living space—how they negotiated the kitchens, the bedrooms, the living rooms; what rules they followed and, more important, which ones they sometimes broke. “We want to hear them describe their homes, both for functionality, but also to hear what emotion they use to describe places,” Ozkan said.

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Unwritten Literature of Hawaii; The Sacred Songs of the Hula

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How do we use photography and other mediums to tell stories, and what stories do those technologies tell about us? Posting-wk-9 It was a long, difficult reading of a technical-term-loaded text, but immensely enjoyed! If I’m interpreting what you say correctly, you’re saying that anthropology is not well positioned to offer definitions of science and discipline because it has not constituted itself as such in the eyes of others. Academia called in 2000, and he traveled to Tucson, where he earned his MA and PhD in Sociology at the University of Arizona, with focus on law, crime, and deviance and social psychology.

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The Javanese Family: A Study of Kinship and Socialization

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An important shift in anthropological interests may be detected in the more recent period, the beginnings of which may be roughly dated to the third decade of the twentieth century. The discovery of the chimpanzee and the orangutan (meaning "man of the woods" in Malay) raised such questions as whether the anthropoid, who resembles man, is an animal or a man, and why it should be considered an ape and not a man. The institute’s activities and positions were divided between urban, rural, and tribal sections, the last of which was equated with anthropology; it has specialized mainly in short-term sociological team projects financed by government contract and oriented toward development; it has also published a series of monographs including much of the most important Iranian ethnographic writing.

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Topics of Our Time: Comments on Twentieth-Century Issues in

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DVD 9813; also on VHS Video/C 9813 The Games We Play Like children everywhere, Caribbean children grow up singing and playing games which shape the attitudes and expectations of their roles in later life. This includes familiarity with the cultural mediation of such human universals as kinship, economics, politics, religion, sexuality, gender, artistic production and the construction of social categories such as race, nation and ethnicity.

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Culture and Society in India

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His work is characteristic of the philosophical effort of the 17th century, which was engaged in a struggle to achieve a synthesis between old established orders and the newly proclaimed freedoms that were based on a skeptical rejection of the older orders. Anthropologists put these patterns of behavior into some general categories, for instance, economic systems, religion, expressive culture and political organization.

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AIDS and Accusation: Haiti and the Geography of Blame

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They produced a number of collections together, notably Markets in Africa (1963), where the focus of economic activity in non-industrial societies on market-places rather than ‘the market’ is explored through an impressive range of case studies. It does not involve assumptions about the origins of races in isolated ancestral populations, or about the stability, age, and internal homogeneity of those groups. When collecting their data, anthropologists use many different approaches such as developing relationships with their informants, but do not illustrate these relationships in their actual writing.

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The McDonaldization of Society 6

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Both within and outside of the classroom, a wide range of techniques will be explained and evaluated, including: preliminary research design, excavation,data collection and analysis, dating methods, sampling, geophysical exploration, surface survey, site preservation, and artifact conservation. Video/C 9033 A four part documentary chronicling the everyday life of a present-day Mayan family as it tries to cope with modern society. 1977. Galton voiced what he saw as obvious flaws in the comparative methodology.

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Imitations of Life: Two Centuries of Melodrama in Russia

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Yet, although it is true that the immense scope of cultural anthropology does sometimes impede more intensive studies, cultural anthropologists do not feel at all precluded from doing intensive studies or from utilizing the results of social anthropological work. Culture is both a key concept and a contested concept in anthropology. While Malinowski went on to pursue a strictly functionalist approach, Radcliffe-Brown and Levi-Strauss developed the principles of structuralism.

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