Prosperity's Predicament: Identity, Reform, and Resistance

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The term “ethnology,” used mainly in Europe, is identified with a tradition that has paid particular attention to material culture. How health and healing practices are understood in diverse sociocultural contexts, and how they relate to global processes and power structures. Topics will include the exploration of biomedicine as a cultural system, with cultural variations and different conceptual domains; processes of acculturation to biomedicine the medicalization of social realities; biomedical narratives; the patient-doctor relationship (including when the physician is the patient); understandings of interventions and the meanings assigned to them; and different ways of thinking about efficacy in relation to process and chronicity.

Land and Territoriality (Ethnicity and Identity Series)

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U53 1994 Under the eye of God [videorecording] / co-producers, France 2, Image & Compagnie, Belvedere Productions; directed by Serge Moati in association with Alain Lasfargues, Michel Kaptur, and Eric Pittard; produced by Serge Moati, Thierry Forsans in association with Mathilde Muffang. No reliable assertions can be made about phenomena that may exist outside of our experience. Anthropology ‘“ is a social science that is concerned with human culture as well as the physical and social characteristics that create that culture.

Creating Material Worlds: The Uses of Identity in

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In saying this, he made the assumption that all anthropology students in this day and age would be familiar with the fact that many anthropologists have determined race as a meaningless concept decades ago. In the first box, presents research on why women's political participa­tion may be increasing in some Coast Salish communities of western Washington State and British Columbia, now that they have elected councils. Prerequisite: Anth 162 or a Soc gateway course. Interest shifted from African peoples, who had occupied cultural anthropologists for a quarter of a century, to peoples in India, Southeast Asia, Latin America, and the Pacific Ocean islands.

The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins

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3 { { { The Concept of Race in Contemporary Anthropology Scott MacEachern, Bowdoin College INTRODUCTION What is race? Apple and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U. Video/C MM1205 Bordegassos de Vilanova, 1999: Ja som colla de 9! Instead, children learned culture through guidance from others and by observation and practice. This has been done before, as recently as in 2012 when... Prerequisite: Anth 162 or a Soc gateway course.

The Dancing Girls of Lahore

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In response to the relativist argument, Rhoda Howard writes that the “argument that different societies have different concepts of rights is based on an assumption that confuses human rights with human dignity” (1986:17). At the same time, French anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss (b. 1908) developed a different theoretical perspective influenced by linguistics and called structuralism. It is assumed that the belief in the efficacy of a treatment can reduce the production of stress hormones and improve the immune system in some cases.

See the Road Well: Shaping East Timor's Frontier

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The hypothesis that all modern people are derived from one single population of archaic H. sapiens from Africa who migrated out of Africa after 100,000 years ago, replacing all other archaic forms due to their superior cultural capabilities. Students who graduate from master’s programs in anthropology may pursue careers as anthropologists or use their degree as a stepping stone to a Ph. Candidates with research experience in the South Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, and South/Central/Western Asia are especially encouraged to apply, but all applications will be considered from candidates whose geographic focus complements, rather than duplicates, faculty regional interests.

Lost World of the Kalahari

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But it seems immaterial to include mention of it now--you cover letter needs the space for all your current accomplishments. Special features: "Anthropologist Fay Ginsberg on Two laws" featurette, a statement from an Aborigine politician about Two laws, footage of the government giving land back to the Aborigines, audio commentary by Bill Nichols. An undergraduate major in cultural anthropology, a field often combined with social anthropology, prepares students to work in any position requiring a deep understanding of how people create and respond to the many complex environments that they inhabit. "The Princeton Review"-sponsored "Gourman Report of Undergraduate Programs," 10th edition, the National Research Council rankings and "Rugg's Recommendations on the Colleges," 30th edition, highlight the same top programs for undergraduate study in cultural anthropology, all of which are at schools highly ranked by "U.

Privacy: Studies in Social and Cultural History

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As a journalist, I’ve interviewed people about sensitive topics, such as their murderous past, or their fondness for sex with children. We offer courses on the cultures of these regions, and we explore general themes of culture and economy, politics, ethnohistory, religion, oral traditions, expressive culture (art), and linguistics. Our anthropology majors have many opportunities to develop their own research and hone their skills. There are trees in spots and along the rivers and streams in the plains.

Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the

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It is entirely possible that other courses of study in Cultural Anthropology my group things different. Particular attention will be given to candidates with a record of diverse, innovative, and interdisciplinary research and teaching. Her research, in rural areas of the US and in Latin America is focused on using innovative methods to understand the various barriers to health and well-being that face under-served communities. The subjective perceptions of morality and immorality, of right and wrong, on both sides can be so powerful that objective discourse and cultural negotiation may seem impossible.

Women of the Forest

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September 7, 2016 - 10:30am to September 26, 2016 - 10:30am Anthropology is the study of humankind in the broadest sense: biological, sociocultural, and historical. Studies of totemism have indicated some of the formal qualities of thought beneath apparently bizarre and inconsequent selection of objects as emblems. He argues that the forms of network are important contributor to civility. Applying principles to real situations.   6. This should include a specific description of the group studied, location, time, social and political context, and the social and political positions of persons as revealed through their ethnographic accounts.