Chapter 9 Part 2 - • Picture of anthropologist measuring a man’s nose to determine whether he was German or Jewish • Racist ideology

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Chapter 9 Notes Part 2 Ignorance Not about being Bigotry Irrational devotion to an idea, belief or opinion Independent of facts, observations, or reason Emotional basis Anthropology ‘Study of people’ Social Science research has been used to promote stereotypes, fuel racist agendas and legitimize genocide and ethnocide Research is not Objective Directed by: o Problem investigated o Sample selection o Questions Selection Language o Data Collection o Analysis o Drapetomania Samuel A. Cartwright Diseases and Peculiarities of the Negro Race (1851) Mental illness that compelled slaves to runaway Treatment: whipping and removal of the heel
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Unformatted text preview: • Picture of anthropologist measuring a man’s nose to determine whether he was German or Jewish • Racist ideology legitimized by German scientists o Racial Typologies o Eugenics Science Propaganda Current Anthropology • Comparative anthropology • Exoticism & Orientalism o “the charm of the unfamiliar” o The representation of one culture for consumption by another Structural Forces Pierre Bourdieu • 1930-2002 • French • Post Structuralism o Structure o Agency Michel Foucault • 1926-1984 • French • Power Structures o Knowledge Individual Religion Race Environment Class Laws Caste Gender Micro Economics Macro Economics...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2009 for the course ANT 2301 taught by Professor Gravlee during the Summer '08 term at University of Florida.

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Chapter 9 Part 2 - • Picture of anthropologist measuring a man’s nose to determine whether he was German or Jewish • Racist ideology

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