Week 4, Analysis Sheet 3- culture

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Name_____________________________ Analysis Sheet #3 - Week 4, September 22: Culture (5 pts) After completing this week’s readings, please thoroughly and thoughtfully answer the questions in about two singled-spaced pages, including the questions (around 4-7 sentences per question, though this will vary by question and how concisely you write). Write in your own words, using 12-point font and complete sentences. Check your grammar, spelling, and mechanics before submitting the assignment. 1. What do you think Miner’s goal was in “Body Rituals among the Nacirema?” What is your opinion of the culture discussed in this article? How did you feel about the way it was described? 2. a. Give an example of a cultural tradition you follow that seems to have outlived its purpose/usefulness (usefulness as defined by Kluckholm) and tell what the original purpose was/may have been and why it’s not useful now. OR…
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Clarke during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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