Anth. 101 Notes 2

Anth. 101 Notes 2 - Evolution Perspective Etic View from...

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Evolution Perspective Etic View from outsider's perspective Goal is reduction of subjectivity Requires reflexive, nuanced observer Culturally relativity is important Emic View from insider's perspective Goal is presentation of subject's view Require reflexive, understanding translation Concern with authoritative voices is important Evolution Change in the heritable characteristics of a population Change in allele frequenices in a pop Descent with modification (darwin) Explanation of the mechanisms of biological evolution How populations change Why they change as they do Anthropology and Evolutionary theory Theory is powerful tool for understanding Variation within and between pops Change in pops Paleontological Evidence for evolution Appearance of new forms Disappearance of old forms Transitional forms Measurable change in forms over time Biogeographic Evidence for evolution Contemporary distribution of species Geographic patterns of variation within species Ring species
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