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Megawords: 200 Terms You Really Need to Know

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Sikaine, a shy, 14-year-old, enjoys the attention of her family and community as she anticipates undergoing the procedure, which she has seen performed on other girls. Are there significant differences in the way elections are handled in predominantly black and predominantly white districts across the country, and is this due to these variations in population? It has been said of sociology, for instance, that it was almost the twin sister of anthropology.

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Culture, Power, Place: Explorations in Critical Anthropology

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The idea that one can acquire a far deeper understanding of tools, technologies, platforms, and systems (both in terms of applications and broader implications) through development is an important perspective, and one that is embraced by the Cultural Heritage Informatics Fieldschool. The authors have added a discussion of why women may predominate in possession trances. Finally, we have also noticed that cultural studies (or our strawman of it) tends to have a political reflex — to valorize under-valorized forms (typically of popular culture) and deconstruct authority.

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Theories of Modernity and Postmodernity (Theory, Culture and

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Thus, students' committees may reflect focal interests within anthropology; for example, all members are drawn from within the field or they may reflect interdisciplinary objectives, such as minor fields, area studies and/or other disciplines. Abstract: For most of a century, their tragic fate was unclear, shrouded by a government obsessed with secrecy. For example, geneticists will examine DNA from modern humans, human ancestors, non-human tree (Larsen, 2010). Another American, Leslie White (1900-75), viewed culture as an inevitable natural process that develops from mankind's increasing ability to harness energy and use it effectively.

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The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea (Case Studies in

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I told Singh that academic anthropologists had already shared some harsh words for their applied-anthropology brothers and sisters. “Well, they’re endangered,” she said of the academics, a little snootily. “We’re doing work that’s needed. The course will detail various theoretical models developed in the 19th and 20th centuries to explain the similarities and differences in cultural systems. In my experience, if you don't get the communication, you have not been long-listed, even if your Interfolio application does reflect a change.

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Statistical thermodynamics: A course of seminar lectures

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AN-C 101. or permission of instructor ANTHC 315.5 Anthropology and Education (3Cr). In Marshall’s ethnographic film, “The Hunters”, and chapter four of Lee’s ethnography, The Dobe Ju/’hoansi, each anthropologist discusses, in two different forms, the Ju/’hoansi’s subsistence techniques. Nestled between the towering peaks and alpine highlands of the Himalayan mountains is the tiny Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan. Importance of cultural anthropology in tourism? It is important to know as to why and how anthropologists became interested in tourism as a relevant subject of enquiry.

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Social Intelligence and Interaction: Expressions and

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For example, the interest in material culture which provided the focus for Feilberg’s work in the 30s was museological, and went into eclipse in the 50s and 60s. I love both of these subjects with a passion and so am having a hard time deciding.. The Copenhagen Museum has continued to support Iranological work only intermittently (Ferdinand 1981). University Museum Library Desk VHS DT1756. A35 A34 1999 All under heaven: life in a Chinese village [videorecording] / produced by Richard Gordon ... [et al.]; directed by Carma Hinton, Richard Gordon.

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Orientpolitik, Value, and Civilisation (Methodology and

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Basic concepts and theory of medical anthropology are introduced and applied to comparison of medical systems including indigenous and biomedical, taking into account cross-cultural variation in causal explanation, diagnosis, perception, management, and treatment of illness and disease. McGonagall asked. "Hmm," McGonagall said, glacing around the room in a knowing fashion, "I don't recall granting you any kind of uniform exemption.

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Training and Practice for Modern Day Archaeologists (One

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This conference will explore opportunities for collaboration between academia and social movements of all kinds to advance movements and related forms of advocacy and activism. A distinctive emphasis has emerged in this department around the study of "cultural mediations": religion, ritual, language, art, poetry, indigenous and mass media, music, and cultural spectacles -- as they mediate social relations at many levels of social action.

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The Age of Discontinuity: Guidelines to Our Changing Society

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Part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Victoria University of Wellington, you can expect to learn from us current analyses of how societies and cultures are formed, how they are governed, how they break down and how we might envisage new and viable future social and cultural systems. The field is open, and those in the social sciences are especially encouraged to apply. Why should this small band of men have had such a disproportionate effect on English-speaking anthropologists?

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Changing White Attitudes toward Black Political Leadership

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Her talk at the Global Studies Center will focus on "Gendered Experiences of Migration, Gentrification, and Displacement." Did they contact anyone thus far? (11/1) For what's it worth, two of my collegues and I applied for this job and none of us has heard a thing. (11/2) Me again, still nothing personally :(, but one of the collegues reports an interview request. Prestige items had more value than food. 2. 2. Our overriding goal is to assess, develop, and apply anthropological method and theory in ways that acknowledge and engage an ever-changing world.