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Unformatted text preview: -Anthropologists have obligations to: o Those who they study o Those who fund the research o Those in the profession who expect a study to be published so they can further the research in the field Ethnology fieldwork-18 months=ideal-Participant observation Anthropologys Comparative method-Uses the methods of other scientists by developing hypotheses and arriving at theories-Make comparisons between peoples and cultures past and present, related species, and fossil groups-Seek out patterns shared by people of different cultures and then search for the adaptive functions of those patterns Holism-All kinds of evidence must be surveyed o Artifacts o Lexicon of language o Folklore and folk art o Religious rituals o Culinary habits o...
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