Lecture 00 Introduction

Lecture 00 Introduction - Anthropology Greek: Anthropos...

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1 Anthropology • Greek: Anthropos’ – ‘logos ‘: human being - knowledge Anthropology is the study of humankind Anthropology • Holistic •C om p a r a t i v e • Field Based • Evolutionary Origins • Social Sciences • Humanities • Natural Sciences US-Four Field Approach • Socio-Cultural Anthropology • Biological Anthropology
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2 Socio-cultural Anthropology Is the investigation, often through long term, intensive field studies of the culture and social organization of a particular people: •language •economic and political organization •law and conflict resolution •patterns of consumption and exchange •kinship and family structure •gender relations
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2008 for the course BILD 1 taught by Professor Unk during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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