Ethnography: Step-by-Step (Applied Social Research Methods

Ethnography: Step-by-Step (Applied Social Research Methods

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This doctrine of cultural evolution received a great impetus from the scientific success of Darwinism, dating from the appearance of the Origin of Species, but it is clear that the basic components of nineteenth-century anthropology developed at a substantially earlier date and in essential independence of biological theory. This program examines the multifaceted majority religion of India in this region. The title echoes the classic British documentary and evokes a country erased from the world map.

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Dubai: Behind an Urban Spectacle (Planning, History and

Dubai: Behind an Urban Spectacle (Planning, History and

Yasser Elsheshtawy

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This program examines the multifaceted majority religion of India in this region. Time conflicts and poor time management are not acceptable reasons; ACC has a very liberal drop policy you can use in these circumstances. 6. The accounts presented involve new expressions of old dreams, understandings, and ideals. This is an extremely exciting time for anthropology, and Stony Brook is at the forefront of anthropological research in the 21st century.

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Marginal Gains: Monetary Transactions in Atlantic Africa

Marginal Gains: Monetary Transactions in Atlantic Africa

Jane I. Guyer

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These include vocalizations such as giggling, groaning, or sighing, as well as voice qualities such as pitch and tempo. a language in which the sound pitch of a spoken word is an essential part of its pronounciation and meaning. a series of symbols representing the sounds of a language arranged in a traditional order. the ability to identify oneself as an individual, to reflect on oneself, and to evaluate oneself. the distinctive way a person thinks, feels, and behaves. child-rearing practices that foster compliance in the performance of assigned tasks and dependence on the domestic group, rather than reliance on oneself. child-rearing practices that foster independence, self-reliance, and personal achievement. a person born with reproductive organs, genitalia, and/ or chromosomes that are not exculsively male or female. a person who crosses over or occupies a culturally accepted position in the binary male-female gender construction. a complex of ideas, activities, and technologies that enable people to survive and even thrive. a system, or a functioning whole, composed of both the natural environment and all the organisms living within it. the notion that humans are moving forward to a better, more advanced stage in their cultural development toward perfection.

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Aboriginal Stars of the Turf: Jockeys of Australian Racing

Aboriginal Stars of the Turf: Jockeys of Australian Racing

John Maynard

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It was one of the hardest for me to wrap my head around because so many cultures are different than my culture in huge ways. His broader analytic work has served as a point of departure for later studies of the symbolic content of UFO reports, alien folklore, and sci-fi entertainment.... [tags: Essays Papers] Anthropology of Farming - Anthropology of Farming This research plans to compare and contrast the similarities and differences in agricultural development between the Jericho Valley,in present day Palestine, and that of the Andes Mountains.

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Working Together (Yellow Umbrella Early Level)

Working Together (Yellow Umbrella Early Level)

Elena Martin

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This course examines contemporary Latin American cultures and societies from an ethnological perspective, attending to transformations in civil society, governance, social movements, labor conditions, and indigeneity spurred by globalization. 330. Biological anthropologists in the subfield of contemporary human biology provide knowledge relevant to development projects seeking to improve people’s nutrition and health. There was none of the usual note of triumph at the downfall of an opponent in her voice.

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Veil: Modesty, Privacy and Resistance (Dress, Body, Culture)

Veil: Modesty, Privacy and Resistance (Dress, Body, Culture)

Fadwa El Guindi

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An accessible introductory texbook which covers not only the classical topics of cultural anthropology - economics, politics, kinship, religion, language, gender - but also seriously engages with contemporary cultural processes and problems like nationalism, ethnic conflict, consumption, development, popular culture, cultural tourism and cultural movements like globalization and fundamentalism. Both economics and anthropology had experienced major changes since the 1870s.

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Weaving A Legacy - Paper: Indian Baskets and the People of

Weaving A Legacy - Paper: Indian Baskets and the People of

Peggy S Ratcheson, Judith W Finger, Ellen F Daus

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Final Exam: Please check the schedule of Spring classes to see what exam group Anthro 3 has been assigned. 1. Please do not send hard copy (though your recommenders may send their letters in hard copy or in other formats besides pdf if necessary; the address for hard copy letters is Pat Bodager, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Box 90091, Duke University, Durham NC 27708). But now that I teach in a “program formerly known as anthropology,” I don’t need to worry about such things myself.

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Geographies of Muslim Women: Gender, Religion, and Space

Geographies of Muslim Women: Gender, Religion, and Space

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During this period, you will also start with your Field Research Design. Cultural anthropology opens up whole new worlds. The Dutch missionary Van Hien wrote an article as early as 1896 in which he discussed the Javanese calendar in direct relationship with the complex Javanese system of organizing the cardinal directions, and showed how these were also embedded within a cosmo-logical order that affected humans and spirits in relation to a whole. The profession became fixed in a cultural relativist paradigm, by definition opposed to the universalism of economics.

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Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards: Gender and

Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards: Gender and

Afsaneh Najmabadi

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The Department of Anthropology offers a General Anthropology stream which allows students to put together the courses they feel will best suit their interests and future plans. D. in social science, data curation, or informatics by the time the position begins; Knowledge of and experience in data management and stewardship, including digital preservation issues, concepts, and practices; Experience with large‐scale storage systems, databases, and digital libraries; Knowledge and skills with methods of data representation and interoperability; Familiarity with common social science data formats and visualization and analysis tools; Project management and leadership skills; Familiarity with Science and Technology Studies theory and methods; Experience in collaborative projects and/or interdisciplinary activities; Ability to travel to conferences and to visit and collaborate with Arctic researchers and communities; Excellent oral and written communications skills; Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

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Turning Words, Spinning Worlds: Chapter in Organizational

Turning Words, Spinning Worlds: Chapter in Organizational

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The ethnologist must then assemble and test her generalizations in the manner of an archeologist assembling fragments of evidence and doing the best she can with them. “If prevented by the nature of the evidence from conventional experimental or statistical hypothesis-testing, she can still (in the manner of Hercule Poirot or Columbo) attend to detail, position and sequence to refine her ideas and rule out invalid notions. Classification was the work of man imposed upon a natural continuum, which replaced the older ladder like conception of the Chain of Being.

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