Category Archive: Cultural

Apr 13

German-Jewish Cultural Identity from 1900 to the Aftermath

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The department welcomes applications from individuals representing any area of anthropology, particularly those whose empirical research would complement the emphases already represented in the department. In Italy, the development of ethnology and related studies did not receive as much attention as other branches of learning. Visitors to this UNESCO World Heritage site are typically shocked by the extreme poverty there, and the Buddhist tradition of alms-giving motivates them to donate money.

Apr 13

Work: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

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Geographical focus outside of Africa and South Asia is preferred. Following Durkheim’s lead in The Division of Labour in Society (1893), Mauss’s attack on economic individualism emphasized the personal, social and spiritual dimensions of exchange in all societies, including ours. It legitimizes children by socially establishing their birthrights. Sterk and Philippe Bourgois are two of the anthropologists that emphasize their relationships and the importance of gaining trust of their informants in their perspective articles studied.... [tags: Anthropology] Applying Anthropology to Nursing - Applying Anthropology to Nursing Medical Anthropology is dedicated to the relationship between human behavior, social life, and health within an anthropological context.

Apr 12

Variations in the Expressions of Inka Power (Dumbarton Oaks

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The result was Engels’ The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State (1884) which drew heavily on Lewis Henry Morgan’s Ancient Society (1877). The importance found in the symbolism of tattoos and their cultural relevance has consistently been a trend found throughout history, religion, and art.... [tags: Tattoos anthropology history ] The Body, Meaning and Symbols in Medical Anthropology - In the course of the study of medicine from an anthropological perspective, there are several themes which are repeatedly encountered.

Apr 12

CultureGrams (Culturegrams: The Nations Around Us (4 vol.))

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Performance: The Amish do not perform in theaters or dance however there are many theater shows and performances dedicated to showing their lifestyle. Geologists examine the many strata of the Earth's crust to determine the intervals of time from one layer of rock to another. Consequently Christianity is viewed by those nonwestern cultures as a foreign religion that condemns their cultural past and is irrelevant to their current problems. Scientists are increasingly aware of the fact that they work with sense data, not with the world it�self.

Apr 12

Social Justice in Japan: Concepts, Theories and Paradigms

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More recently, Bourdieu has extended his interest in the field of cultural production by writing the strongly polemical On Television (1998c); and this more openly ‘interventionist’ approach has also resulted in books on the politicising of arts funding (Free Exchange (1995), with the German artist Hans Haacke), gender relations, in Masculine Domination (2001), the everyday pressures and predicaments of lower class groups in contemporary France in the multi-authored The Weight of the World (1999a) and globalisation and the withdrawal of the state from social life, in Acts of Resistance: against the New Myths of our Time (1998b).

Apr 12

Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics & Society

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Since the beginning of her fieldwork in Borneo, fieldsite and research centre (named after her mentor, given public talks around the world on her research. the orangutans is an important part of her activism. needed to support a viable orangutan population. Over the past five years, some of our Rollins anthropology graduates have gone on to pursue Fulbright fellowships, make films, attend Columbia law school and the Crummer School of Business, teach in the JET program in Japan, open small businesses, work in the nonprofit sector, and receive masters and doctoral degrees in fields such as public health, human resources, and anthropology.

Apr 12

Karl Marx, Anthropologist

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A significant broadening of the basis for such investigations is being provided by the burgeoning interest in comparative primatology, with specific attention to the nonhuman analogues of human social organization and communication. [See Ethology; Evolution; Genetics; Social behavior, animal .] Thus the initial period of system building in anthropology in the nineteenth century was succeeded by a critical epoch in which emphasis lay in the natural history type of observation and in the uniqueness of individual cultures and local historical sequences.

Apr 12

For This Land: Writings on Religion in America

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The study of customary patterns in human behavior, thought, and feelings. Enrolling in Fort Lewis College’s anthropology program is a start in looking at a career in tribal cultural resource management, language preservation, American Indian politics, and other fields of vital concern to American Indian peoples. The distance between the researcher and the object of his study has been a characteristic of anthropological research; it has been said of the anthropologist that he was the “astronomer of the sciences of man.” Anthropologists today study more than just primitive societies.

Apr 11

Irish Review: Issue 35

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She earned her doctoral degree from the Department of Anthropology at Iowa State University, an MA from the Department of Philosophy and History of Ideas at University of Aarhus in Denmark, and a BA in Philosophy from University of Aarhus. Thus began the collection that would become the National Anthropological Archives. J'y Crois - I Believe In It - A beautifully composed political documentary investigating the decentralization process in Mali.

Apr 11

Daily Life in a Crumbling Empire

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For example, consider the role of women in terms of economic and political contributions and their role within the family. Study the role of socioeconomic and political change in determining health outcomes and examine social health determinants in contemporary global health problems: multidrug resistance to antibiotics, gender violence, and human trafficking, etc. Few thinkers would assert that oppression or unpleasant historical facts are only a function of European interference, but as a matter of reality detailed explorations of the topic are almost always presented in a Eurocentric context.

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