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Urban Anthropology 1010

Urban Anthropology 1010 - • Local health care systems...

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Anthropology and Education Work in classrooms, homes, and neighborhoods. Study the entire educational contexts (holism) Bi-lingual education Black English Vernacular (BEV) Urban Anthropology Fastest population growths are in less developed countries, especially urban areas which lack water, sanitation, public service, and legal security. Urban vs. Rural - very different contexts and different social problems. Links between urban and rural communities Medical Anthropology Examines questions: Which diseases affect different population? How is illness socially constructed? How does one treat illness in constructed? How does on treat illness in effective and socially constructive ways? Cultural rituals - wudu , bathing before prayer. HIV in Africa
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Unformatted text preview: • Local health care systems - Shamans or curers • Western Medicine vs. traditional • Anthropology and Business • • Free - ranging anthropologists in business are in a position to have a unique perspective. • Each group within an organization have characteristc attitudes, values, and behavioral patterns (micro enculturation). • Anthropologists act as "cultural brokers", translating goals and concerns from one group to another. • Careers in Anthropology • • Anthropological methods and understanding are useful in many kinds of work. • International markets and business • Understanding power relationships and politics • Being able to appreciate and understand different perspectives (cultural diversity)....
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