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midterm review - Ishi. Mead and Freeman. Non-human primate...

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Review topics and items Introduction to Cultural Anthropology – Spring 2007 – Mid Term - David Turkon Anthropology and holism. How we learn culture. How we judge other cultures. The author’s fieldwork. How cultures acquire cultural elements. Apache housing. Applied vs. pure or theoretical anthropology. Organic analogy. Anthropology’s potential contributions to “policy science.” Emic and etic. Applied anthropology since 1970, and compared to before then. 1
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Polygyny and birth rates. Nestles. Truk airport. Functional unity. Neoevolutionism. Feminist anthropology. Fieldwork. Kenya Kinship Study. Data collection in anthropology. Te genealogical method. Renaud’s research in Senegal. Maasai in Kenya. Carrying capacity. 2
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Fertility. Horticulture. Peasants. Industrialized agriculture. Medicine in the Amazon. Race. Species. Concepts for studying human diversity. Characteristics of Bonobo Chimpanzees. Culture and society.
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Unformatted text preview: Ishi. Mead and Freeman. Non-human primate and human communication compared. 3 Displacement. Lingua franca. The efficiency of different languages in expressing abstract ideas. Cultural emphasis in Standard American English. Doublespeak. The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis. Basic cultural values in US English and Japanese. Sociolinguists. Language acquisition among children. Sapir-Whorf hypothesis Culture Society 4 Real vs. ideal Emic and etic. Race and ethnicity Population Origins of racial thinking (mercantile trade networks) Cultural evolution/Social Darwinism Ishi the last Yahi Symbolic identity Symbolic ethnicity Oppositional identity Essential identity Signs, emblems and symbols. The most complex function of symbols. 5 Context Holy water and Communion Love/hate; Left/right; Black/white Konzis language ability Earth Conservation Corps: Discourse analysis Sub-textual analysis 6...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course ANTH 104 taught by Professor Davidturkon during the Spring '07 term at Ithaca College.

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