Category Archive: Cultural

Apr 08

Nations Without Nationalism

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Abstract: Examines the increasing violence between Hindus and Muslims, the rise of Hindu fundamentalism, and the crumbling of India's pluralistic society. Danger during fieldwork: raising awareness of possible risks, providing training in basic medical care, and teaching about fieldwork safety in anthropology classes. with insights about how students can conduct their own research. The Research Scientist is expected to develop and sustain Arctic social science data management at NSIDC through the future.

Apr 08

Be It Ever So Humble: Poverty, Fiction, and the Invention of

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If no similarities appear, the process of comparison may still suggest useful ideas to be tested in the same comparative manner. She leads a growing team of excellent people who have contributed in various ways to this book. Applicants may later be asked for transcripts, letters of reference, and other materials. Relying on the concepts of formal mathematics and linguistics, Radcliffe-Brown and other structuralists tried to determine whether in cultural anthropology it was possible to reveal that which “suggests the character of a system” beyond empirical reality and which “alone is the true object of science” (Lévi-Strauss).

Apr 07

Orpheus with His Lute

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The comparative study of institutionalized social relations can be traced far back in the history of intellectual exploration. Other cultural anthropologists and one sociologist provided reviews of the Culturamas. America thus tends to skew its risks from environmental pollution according to the way it conceives of its own cultural centre, borders and frontiers. See the graduate student pages for more information about the kind of research and funding that our graduate students pursue.

Apr 07

Esker Mike and His Wife, Agiluk

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While con- Over the past several decades, the regional focus of research in cultural anthropology has shifted. The most important French social theorist since Foucault and Lévi-Strauss is Pierre Bourdieu, who trained formally in philosophy and sociology and eventually held the Chair of Sociology at the Collège de France. A series of scenes comparing the responses of Balinese and Iatmul children of the same age to the mother's attending to another baby, to the ear piercing of a younger sibling, and to the experimental presentation of a doll.

Apr 07

The Palestinian Refugees: Old Problems--New Solutions

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Many anthropologists use terms such as social suffering or structural violence to refer to the forms and effects of historically and structural embedded inequalities that cause excess illness, death, violence, and pain. Medical training Get Out of My Emergency Room, referring to an old, thankless task, usually admitted from a nursing home. tutions and between different institutions. Some have used it to mean no more than religion.

Apr 07

Wyndham Lewis and the Cultures of Modernity

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That being so, our problem can be turned inside out. Are you as interested as I am in knowing how, when, and where human life arose, what the first human societies and languages were like, why cultures have evolved along diverse but often remarkably convergent pathways, why distinctions of rank came into being, and how small bands and villages gave way to chiefdoms and chiefdoms to mighty states and empires?" ....

Apr 07

The Social Fabric: American Life from the Civil War to the

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Changes and innovations in the structural or superstructural sectors (for example, new religions or belief systems) are likely to cause substantial changes in other sectors but it is unlikely that they will be re­tained over time if they are not compatible with ma­terial constraints (that is, if they substantially impede the ability to satisfy basic human needs and drives). The concentration in medical anthropology at the University of Kentucky provides formalized theoretical and methodological training for graduate students interested in critical, cultural and biocultural approaches to the study of health, medicine, and the body.

Apr 07

Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma

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There were graver problems of an ethical nature. The Kumbha Mela is the largest festive gathering of humanity on earth. S. food system and by global agribusiness against farmworkers in Mexico and residents of underprivileged communities in U. Arguably, this is what was also meant by Durkheim when he discusses cultural fact.    I hope this is helpful. Peary II, on a quest to trace the story of his great grandfather while coming to terms with his own ethnic identity.

Apr 06

Understanding Cultures: Perspectives in Anthropology and

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In the past they have shared women's traditional work but today are becoming more westernized and look more like drag queens. The original religious rite was sacrifice, which was a way of feeding these spirits. For more computer trouble shooting tips and login advice, please email the UF Help Desk or call (352) 392-HELP. Fat chance [videorecording] / The National Film Board of Canada; producers, Joe MacDonald, Charles Konowal; director, Jeff Mckay; writer, Bonnie Dickie.

Apr 06

When a Great Tradition Modernizes: An Anthropological

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In a similar way, Marcel Mauss, in France, influenced the characteristic tendencies of a whole generation of European sociologists and cultural anthropologists, including Alfred Métraux and Claude Lévi-Strauss, and founded the Institute of Ethnology of the University of Paris; he also influenced such men as the noted British cultural (or social) anthropologists Bronisław Malinowski and Alfred R. DVD X3288 A recording in image and sound of the ancient festival of spring, 'Holi', which retells through music and dance the story of the life of Krishna. 27 min.

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