17th cultural anth. study guide

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Unformatted text preview: Dr. Matt Watson George Mason University T e s t 1 Study Guid e Introduction to Cultural Anthropology | ANT 114 | Spring 2011 Terms Ethnography o Two senses o Root words Four fields of anthropology Participant observation Emic v. etic Bronislaw Malinowski Holism (two senses) Cultural relativism Definitions of culture o E.B. Tylor o Clifford Geertz Ethnographic methods Contact zones Problems with ethnography o Ethnographic present o Omniscient voice o Generalization o Observer bias Alternative anthropologies o Multisited o Multivocal o Reflexive/critical o Indigenous o Activist/public o Studying up Concepts Make sure that you understand the basic arguments presented in our readings and film (including those not discussed actively in class). For example: Monaghan and Just, So c ial and Cul t ural An t hropology: A V e ry Shor t In t rodu c t ion o Chapter 1 deals with a dispute arbitration that inspired Peter Just s interest in the anthropology of law. What were the apparent and actual reasons for this dispute? What were the apparent and actual reasons for this dispute?...
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