Anthropology 10-2-07

Anthropology 10-2-07 - Anthropology Tuesday October 2, 2007...

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Anthropology Tuesday October 2, 2007 Cultural Anthropology 1. Ethics 2. Advocacy and activism 3. Research design 4. Introduction to ethnographic methods: participant observation-interviewing 5. Kinship and kinship charts 6. Marriage and family organization *Culture- peoples beliefs, values, practices and styles of living Ethnography- the collection and interpretation of information based on extensive  first-hand study of a particular society. Refers to both the research process and  the results of that research. Usually involves attention to multiple parts of social  life. Those parts, can be kinship, economy, food, fashion-anything.  *Field work is related, it involves first hand systematic exploration of a society.  Involves, living participating, and working with the people rather than just  observing.  1. Ethics- three groups of people that anthropologists are responsible for-- those  they research- other scholars and scientists- and sponsors and the public.  How do we fulfill our responsibilities-? -make sure that no one gets hurt during the research-protection from risk  exceeds the goal of protecting knowledge -respect the privacy and dignity of those that we research (use fake names, 
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