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Review and Recap From the Concept of Culture to Globalization
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Culture Sets of learned behavior and ideas that humans acquire as members of society. Humans use culture to adapt to and transform the world in which we live.
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Human Agency The principle that human beings actively create and change culture. Culture does not determine the way people live. People create and experience culture through dynamic interaction and interpretation
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Holism A perspective on the human condition that assumes that mind and body, individual and society, and individuals and the environment interpenetrate and even define one another.
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Cultural Relativism Understanding another culture in its own terms sympathetically enough so that the culture appears to be a coherent and meaningful design for living. Note: The emphasis is on understanding . Understanding does not mean that all expressions of culture are equally good, fair and justified.
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Participant Observation The method anthropologists use to gather
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2008 for the course ANTH 0780 taught by Professor Sanabria during the Spring '07 term at Pittsburgh.

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