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ANTH 1120-Final Study NotesSection AShort answers: Choose 4 from 8 [5 x 4=20 marks]Section BEssay #1: Choose 1 from 2 [20 marks]Section CEssay #2: 1 mandatory question [20 marks]ETHNOGRAPHIC EXAMPLES⇨who, where, date and the significance of the group North Sentinel Islandthe indigenous peopleof an near Indiathey resist contact with the outside world, and are among the last people to remain virtually untouched and uncontactedby modern civilizationhunter-gatherer society subsistingthrough hunting, fishing, and collecting wild plants. There is no evidence of either agriculturalpractices or methods of producing fireResidential schools1840- Residential school was run by churches to assimilate Indigenous children into Euro-Canadian culture.Assimilate:a person or a group's language and/or culture come to resemble those of another groupGlobal subculturesThey challenge the idea of conformity→ compliance with standards, rules, or laws."conformity toregulations"behavior in accordance with socially accepted conventions or standards.Before globalization and the internet these meic genre would NOT have travelled around the worldeg.Death Metal in BotswanaStarted in America but performs in Botswanaeg.Hardcore in South KoreaNot as extreme as Death metal; From USA but more popular in Korea“Being Alive Well”Related to Health Anthropological analysis of health theory in the social sciences with specific reference to the JamesBay Cree of northern Quebec. argues that definitions of health are not simply reflections of physiological soundness but convey broader cultural and political realities. General definition and explored an expanded notion of health, health is politicsSpirit Possession in MalaysiaIn Malaysia during the 1970s through the 1980s, young girls and women working in factories were supposedly becoming possessed by spirits.Women will be possessed at work→ this was seen as a health issuespirit possession is a way of rebelling without the punishment. possessions were a response related to rapid industrialization in Malaysia. They were thought to be the women's way of protesting their harsh working conditions and sexual harassment. Anthropologist said that it was a way for spirits to find a way for people to act without getting in troubleInfant death in northeast BrazilDeath without weepingPeople in Brazil thought that babies didn't want to live and go straight to heaven so parents didn't not have affection or material connection to dying babiesmaterial poverty, illness, and child-loss and a mother’s ability to practice moral judgment and to express maternal love.

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