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anthropology - Ethnology- The science that analyzes and...

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Ethnology- The science that analyzes and compares human cultures, as in social structure, language, religion, and technology; cultural Covert observation- Participant observation carried out without the explicit awareness and agreement of the social unit being studied. This entails finding some self-explanatory role within the research setting in order to mask the researcher's true purpose. It may be used because research access to the social unit would normally be denied, or to ensure that the researcher's presence does not affect the behaviour of those being observed. Unobtrusive observation- Milgram experiments- The world was stunned with the happenings in Nazi German and their acquired surrounding territories that came out during the Eichmann Trials which were held in Jerusalem in 1961. Eichmann, a high ranking official of the Nazi Party, was on trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Stanley Milgram (a Ph.D. student) devised a series of experiments to answer this question: "Could it be that Eichmann and his million accomplices in the Holocaust were just following orders? Could we call them all accomplices?" In response to a newspaper ad offering $4.50 for one hour's work, an individual was asked to take part in a Psychology experiment investigating memory and learning. He
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course ANTH 2302 taught by Professor Lapsiu during the Spring '10 term at Texas Tech.

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