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Unformatted text preview: Genny DiDonato 6 September 2006 Harper Piver DAH 201 MW 1:40-2:55pm Online Activity #2 Define the following terms in complete sentences. Cross-cultural study is the comparison of different cultural knowledge systems. The term emic , coined by the linguist Kenneth Pike in the late 1940’s, become an appropriate word to describe the view of someone “inside” a cultural system. Ethnography is the term applied to that type of rendering. The practice of in-depth study, known as fieldwork, is a standard part of cultural research. The personal emic refers to what is already known to the researcher. Another type of interaction that begins with the personal emic involves comparing information by using a framework derived from outside a specific cultural system. This is referred to as an etic approach. There is a similar system to record and study human movement called labanotation...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course DAH 201 taught by Professor Harperpiver during the Fall '06 term at ASU.
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