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Resources Kottak’s Mirror for Humanity : Chapters 6-8. Mead’s Coming of Age in Samoa : All. GSU electronic reserve readings: Geertz; Foley Films: “Dadi’s Family” “Ongka’s Big Moka” Lectures: 9-15 Concepts/terms interpretive anthropology the difference between a wink a blink score v. music physics v. the physical world “regulated improvisation” rote recapitulation “webs of significance” cognitive fallacy contexts of meaning culture is public the “real” v. the “ideal” the best type of ethnography thick description layers of context the Balinese cockfight or an NFL football game, are valuable as symbolic activity because… [?] deep play: culture as “social texts” acted documents the “function” of Balinese cockfight what NFL football tells us about US high school football interpreted: contradictory ideals of US male adolescence transgression as cultural knowledge powder-puff football game: ritual of inversion transgression as reaffirmation of gender
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course ANTH 1 taught by Professor Hines during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.

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