Anthropology

Anthropology - Studies humans as biological beings both in...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–6. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Anthropology Anthropology The science or study of humans The science or study of humans using a holistic approach using a holistic approach
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
4 Sub-Fields of Anthropology 4 Sub-Fields of Anthropology Archaeology The systematic study of the remains of previous cultures as a means of reconstructing the lifeways of people who lived in the past Prehistoric archaeology Historic archaeology Artifacts, features, ecofacts, sites Cultural Resource Management (CRM)
Background image of page 2
The Sub-Fields of Anthropology The Sub-Fields of Anthropology Linguistics The study of language, how it is formed, how it works, the history and development of language, and its relationship to other aspects of culture Descriptive linguistics Historical Linguistics Ethnolinguistics Sociolinquistics
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
The Sub-Fields of Anthropology The Sub-Fields of Anthropology Biological/Physical Anthropology
Background image of page 4
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 6
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Studies humans as biological beings both in the present and the past, including biological evolution and variation Paleoanthropology Primatology Jane Goodall, Diane Fossey Contemporary human variation studies In the News: Forensic Anthropologists and Human Rights violations The Sub-Fields of Anthropology The Sub-Fields of Anthropology Cultural Anthropology The description and comparison of the adaptations made by human groups to the diverse ecosystems of the earth Call adaptations culture Ethnography Ethnology Where does Applied Anthropology fit? What makes anthropology as a What makes anthropology as a discipline, unique? discipline, unique? Holism Fieldwork Comparative method Cultural Relativism/Ethnocentrism/Human Rights...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 09/09/2008 for the course ANTH 1000 taught by Professor Sabem during the Spring '08 term at UConn.

Page1 / 6

Anthropology - Studies humans as biological beings both in...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 6. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online