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Class Three - Good hunting Characterized by five seasons...

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5/6/09 Lecture Three Quiz Short Lecture on Chapter Two Break Video “N!ai, the Story of a !Kung Woman” Ju/’hoansi
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5/6/09 Quiz Where do the Ju/’hoansi live? What is something that the Ju/’hoansi and the Kaluli have in common? What is the core fieldwork technique used in cultural anthropology?
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5/6/09 What is naturalistic about anthropology? How is anthropology different from experimental studies? The main ways anthropologists conduct their research—review from last time What are the effects anthropologists have on the people they interview? Informants—who are these people?
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5/6/09 Weakness of ethnography Time consuming Complex Distorted Open to bias Impossible to replicate Dangerous
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5/6/09 Ethics Chagnon affair Main schisms in the discipline
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5/6/09 Ju/’hoansi Southern Africa Hunting and gathering people Dobe region of the Kalahari Desert
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Unformatted text preview: Good hunting Characterized by five seasons Move from site to site 5/6/09 Very few tools Meat has dietary and social importance Held as an example of an Egalitarian society Insulting the meat-how this practice reinforces equality The story of Richard Lee and the ox, 5/6/09 Camps or bands up to 30 people Band centered around a core of elders Age and gender differences Joking and avoidance relationships One may not marry a person with the same name as a parent or sibling Parents arrange marriage High divorce rates 5/6/09 Hxaro exchange People exchange items over time Helps to maintain the relationship of the people involved Only people and food restricted in exchange Help to maintain cohesion and diffuse conflict...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course AN 101 taught by Professor Crohn during the Fall '08 term at Quinnipiac.

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