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AnthofLAchptrs1-3 - ANTHROPOLOGY OF LATIN AMERICA AND THE...

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ANTHROPOLOGY OF LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN TEXTBOOK CHAPTER GUIDES Chapter 1: Anthropology, Latin America, and the Caribbean 1) What are the different reasons why the study of the anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean is relevant? What are some examples of these different reasons? 2) What do cultural anthropologists do/focus on, and how do they go about carrying out their work? 3) Oscar Lewis and the Culture of Poverty: What does the “culture of poverty” mean? Why was La Vida so controversial and what kinds of criticisms were directed against Lewis’ work? 4) Nancy-Scheper Hughes and Brazilian favelas: Why was the author’s research so controversial? What she trying to demonstrate and what were some conclusions? What are some of the major reasons accounting for infant/child death? 5) Why do anthropologists often generate contrasting accounts, views, or interpretations of the peoples hey study? What are some examples mentioned in the text? Chapter 2: Introducing Latin America and the Caribbean
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course ANTH 0715 taught by Professor Sanabria during the Spring '09 term at Pittsburgh.

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