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2A Final Review Culture Bodies Race Victorian view of culture Ethnography Fieldwork Eugenics Fieldwork, Participant observation, Malinoswki Cultural relativism Boas Four fields of anthropology Geertz Symbolic anthropology Thick Description Significance of Darwin’s The Origins of Species (1859) Structural Functionalism (Radcliffe‐Brown 1930‐1960) Radcliffe‐Brown, and the structural functionalists, focused attention on social structure, per se. R‐B suggested that a society is a system of relationships or structures maintaining itself through cybernetic feedback, while institutions are orderly sets of relationships whose function is to maintain the society as a system. He emphasized examining the contribution of phenomena to maintaining social order , and disregarded individual needs. IUnlike Malinowski's emphasis on individuals, Radcliffe‐Brown considered individuals as essentially irrelevant. System‐oriented Functionalism (Malinowski: 1910‐1930) Malinowski’s functionalism was a theory of culture based on the satisfaction
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