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    What is Anthropology and Why is Evolution a part of this class? ! Anthropology‚ in a whole‚ is the study of humans. It is the study of mankind itself and where we have evolved from as a species. Anthropology teaches how Evolution has always been apart of us as humans or as a species. Evolution needs to be taught in the classroom because evolution shows how and who we have evolved from over time. Without evolution and without genetic mutation‚ we may still have a tail where our tail bone is. We

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    AND ANTHROPOLOGY ZPY 114-HR7A Handout No. 2 Anthrophology- coined from two Greek words anthropos which means “man” or “human being” and logos which means “knowledge”. Four Main Fields of Anthropology 1. Physical or biological anthropology-studies human beings through genetics‚ inherited traits‚ evolution and adaptation. It is called physical anthropology because the data it uses are mainly physical to gather information on the evolutionary development of man. 2. Cultural Anthropology-it examines

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    Anthropology Jan15th‚ 2008 Cultural Anthropology -Margaret Mead went to eastern Samoa in 1925 when she was 23‚ and spent nine months in the field studying childrearing patterns and adolescent behaviour -Renato Rosaldo the Ilongot Head-hunters -Clifford Geertz: the Balinese cockfight -Douglass Drozdow-St. Christian: what Samoans consider “good and proper body” and the meanings of making babies into “good and proper bodies” Anthropology 025 Introduction to Socio-cultural Anthropology

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    Cultural Anthropology Review Sheet.  * On test I. Introduction to Cultural Anthropology A. Different kinds of Anthropology* 1. Biological/Physical Anthropology: the branch of anthropology dealing  with the evolutionary changes in human body structure and the classification of  modern races. 2. Archaeologist: Study of material culture 3. Linguistic Anthropology: Study of how language is used in various social  context. Focuses mainly on interplay of language and culture. 4. Cul

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    Anthropology 101 Forensic Anthropology Anthropology is the scientific study of the origin‚ the behavior‚ and the physical‚ social‚ and cultural development of humans (Larsen). Within anthropology‚ there are branches that specialize in certain fields of study. Forensic anthropology is one of those branches. Forensic anthropology is applying knowledge of biology‚ science‚ and culture to the legal process (pbs.org). Physical or biological anthropologists who specialize in forensics primarily focus

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    Anthropology is the study all societies and their cultures. Anthropological studies concern cultural and biological adaptation‚ variation‚ and change. Variation in "time” using information from contemporary groups to model changes that took place in the past and using knowledge gained from past groups to understand what is likely to happen in the future. Also‚ variation in "space" by comparing information collected from human societies existing at roughly the same time but from different geographic

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    Anthropology 1/9/13 Archaeology * The study of human behavior through material remains * Artifacts: items intentionally modified for use as a tool * Applied Archaeology Archaeological Tools * Survey * Test Pits * Excavation – digging & examining * Trowels * Careful excavation * Lab analysis Biological (Physical) Anthropology * The study of human biological variation in time and space 5 Special Interests within Biological Anthropology

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    Introduction Looters - an individual who plunders archeological sites to find artifacts of commercial value‚ at the same time destroying the evidence that archeologists rely on to understand the past. Looting takes place where there is a market for illegal antiquities Archeologists - A professional scholar who studies human past thru its physical remains. Archeologists and Archaeology Archeologist’s interests are defined by asking questions of our origins as humans‚ and of specific cultures

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    Zakaria Ibnatik Cultural Anthropology Spears 2 October 2013 Critical Analysis 1. Oring Elliot 1975 “From Uretics to Uremics: A Contribution toward the Ethnography of Peeing.” In Cultural Anthropology: A Sampler. Pp.:19-22. 2. Elliot Orings objectives for the article were to observe male urinating behaviors in public restrooms. I believe he did meet his objectives because he was able to observe them pee. 3. As stated before‚ the method that Orings used to research his topic was to observe

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  • Anthropology Vs Cultural Anthropology

    Cultural anthropology focuses on patterns of social interactions and behaviors. It defines what is acceptable and not acceptable within a community. It focuses on what is and isn’t important and what is right and wrong. It also gives us and insight on the increased and impactful use of technologies of various sorts. Technology use might differ depending on where you live and the standards they uphold. The tangible tools we own are determined in part by ones social structure. The beliefs‚ practices

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