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    Ashford 6: - Week 5 (Jun 25 - Jul 01) Overview Assignment Due Date Format Grading Percent Discussion 1: Ethics in Anthropology Day 3 (1st post) Discussion 4 Discussion 2: Anthropology and Your Future Day 3 (1st post) Discussion 3 Assignment: Final Cultural Research Paper Day 7 Research Paper 25 ________________________________________ Note: The online classroom is designed to time students out after 90 minutes of inactivity. Because of this‚ we strongly suggest that you compose

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    Physical Anthropology Vs. Cultural Anthropology Abstract Anthropology as a whole plays a major role in the study of human and non-human evolution. Today we will be reviewing physical anthropology and cultural anthropology‚ and how both of these fields factor into the study of evolution. Phys. Anth. Vs. Cul. Anth.‚ 2 The questions pondered most about evolution by anthropologists are

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    Nathanael Fires Dr. Kant-Byers Cultural Anthropology 5/15/15 Essay #2 Cultural anthropologists main job is to study different cultures all over the world and then to compare the similarities and differences to their own culture or other cultures. This is typically done by that anthropologist going and living with that cultural group for an extended period of time so they can learn everything there is to that particular culture. While they are there‚ they learn about everything that they can‚ from

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    in the contemporary world where people and goods constantly (but not freely) move? How such cultures are daily being reproduced‚ commented upon and criticized‚ transformed‚ or newly produced? This course will introduce the field of socio-cultural anthropology through the exploration of some of its central topics‚ methods and theories. We refuse to see “culture” as a bounded “thing” in a particular place or as a fixed and timeless characteristic of a certain group of people. Instead‚ we focus on

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    November 20‚ 2013 Cultural Anthropology Fr. Edgar Javier‚ svd Activity No.1 – November 6‚ 2013 1. Define the following terms: a. Anthropology “The word anthropology is derived from the Greek words anthropo‚ meaning “human beings” or “humankind‚” and logia‚ translated as “knowledge of” or “the study of.”1 Likewise‚ it is a study which comprises four subfields: the physical anthropology‚ archaeology‚ linguistic anthropology and cultural anthropology or ethnology‚ which constitutes

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    Cultural Anthropology Chapter 2 2. Construct a model of cross-cultural misunderstanding‚ using the information presented by Lee in this article. There are many cross-cultural misunderstandings including language barriers‚ the way people speak and interpret words‚ as well as actions performed. /ontah experienced these cross-cultural misunderstandings in the remotest corners of the Kalahari Desert‚ while living by the Bushman. Every year the people would slaughter an ox and feast and dance in celebration

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    Introduction: Cultural Anthropology is a term that is in everyday lives and topics. When one thinks of anthropology they think of the study of old remnants commonly referred to as archaeology. This‚ however‚ is not the only form of anthropology. There are four types of anthropology and they are archaeology‚ biological anthropologycultural anthropology‚ and linguistic anthropology. However‚ Cultural anthropologists are every where and study people of all walks of life. One can find a topic

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    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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    How have cultural anthropologists sought to combat racism? Intro: The concept of race became a way of rationalizing a socioeconomic divide between cultures. The ‘superior’ invading colonies wished to keep a distinct difference between themselves‚ and these ‘inferior’ cultures. They focused on the differences between peoples‚ believing that physical and cultural differences were a good reason to treat a group of people differently. Rationalized slavery and conquest. Cultural anthropologists knew

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    free of authoritarian paradigm‚ interpretive‚ anti-establishment; Positivism vs. interpretive SELF-CRITIQUE – discrupts common sens‚ remise en question of assumptions 1. First predicament : sensitivity to cultural difference 2. Second predicament : status of anthropology as a cultural critique (reflection of self through studying alien culture). DUALITY-Palestinian and American‚ Said 50s linguistics‚ 70-80s literature and interpretation CRISIS OF REPRESENTATION ‘New criticism’ - internal

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