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Anthropology and Beyond

especially to students like me who are willing to learn new things and absorb it like sponge. Moreover, De La Salle University is a world class university when it comes to facilities and faculty that’s why in my first two terms new ideas overflowed. Anthropology for me is one of the most interesting and engaging subjects owing to the wide scope of the different topics that would be discussed. One significant change in my outlook is that we Filipinos are Xenocentric in belief. We always think of other...

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Biological Anthropology

Biological Anthropology What is researched within Biological Anthropology? Biological Anthropology studies the behaviours and biological variations of human beings, other primates, and extinct hominin ancestors. This subfield of anthropology provides us with a biological perspective on the variation of humans as a whole. What are some Biological Anthropology Research Methods? Since it is such a broad sub-discipline, the research methods tend to vary. Some biological anthropologists...

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Economic Anthropology

describe the meaning of anthropology and its scope. And closer examine principles that govern production, distribution and consumption in horticultural and peasant communities. Anthropology is the study of man. But economic anthropology corresponds to one of fields of anthropology which is known as ‘cultural anthropology’ – the study of human culture and behavior across cultures. It describes and explains human condition across all cultures and times. Economic anthropology is the study of the economic...

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Intro to Anthropology

Student Name: Jessica Anderson________________________________ Date:___10/18/2013_________________ Anthropology 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology FALL Semester 2013 Online Course Exam # 1 – October 14, 2013 Please circle Yes or No to the statements below (2 points each) 1. Do foragers have more “control” over their environment than horticulturalists? No 2. Is there an increase in “density” among the foragers vs agriculturalists? Yes 3. Is there an increase in...

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Reference Cited: Bass WM. 1987. Human Osteology A laboratory and Field Manual. Missouri: Missouri Archaeological Society Special Publication. P.81. Black S, Ferguson E. 2011. Forensic Anthropology 2000 to 2010. Florida: CRC Press. P. 119-128. Byers SN. 2011. Introduction to forensic anthropology (4th ed.). Boston: Pearson/Allyn and Bacon....

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Sociology And Anthropology

Sociology and Anthropology By: Ashley Tenney Sociology studies society and social behavior through many different methods. The most popular methods are cross-cultural, survey, observational, experimental, case study and correlational. The survey method is the interviewing or giving questionnaires to a mass number of people. This data is then analyzed to learn about similarities, differences and trends among the selected group. This analysis can then be used to predict trends in the population...

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Forensic Anthropology

Forensic Anthropology Theme: A forensic anthropologist examines the skeletal remains which makes significant contributions to an investigation. Forensic anthropology is the application of the science of physical anthropology to the legal process. The identification of skeletal, badly decomposed, or otherwise unidentified human remains is important for both legal and humanitarian reasons. Forensic anthropologists apply standard scientific techniques developed in physical anthropology to identify...

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Anthropology 130

Cultural Anthropology: Test #2 Prep (Chapters 5, 6, 7 and 8) This Study Guide is for your information only. It is not a homework assignment and it does not have to be turned in. Test #2 questions will cover vocabulary and concepts from the textbook, videos and extra articles. All questions on this test are multiple choice (four answer choices) or True/False. Read the chapter notes and pay special attention to the ethnic examples and special studies sections in your textbook. Original Studies...

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Forensic Anthropology Paper

Michaela Hurtienne Anthropology 101 Forensic Anthropology Forensic Anthropology has been a vital component in the investigation of genocides and homicides. Forensic archeologists and anthropologists excavate human remains and identify skeletal remnants, to discover information on how each individual died. Through this, they are able to figure out what had occurred in the death and why it happened. In one case in particular, known as the John McRae case, we can observe how the forensic recovery...

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Anthropology as a Western Discipline

Anthropology as a Western Discipline Ambrose Bierce, the esteemed American satirist of the early 1900’s, defined in his Devil’s Dictionary the word “Aboriginies” as “n. Persons of little worth found cumbering the soil of a newly discovered country. They soon cease to cumber; they fertilize” (1). The overtly “western” view aptly captured by Bierce in his description exemplifies the field of anthropology and the methods it employed for quite some time—starting from the period of Antiquity until...

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