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Unformatted text preview: ISS 3-2-2011 Chapters 1 & 2 12:58 Fieldwork is the defining feature of anthropology and the anthropologist. The more exotic the better. Began off necessity, when anthropologists studied tribal societies, speaking unrecorded language The anthropologist is an outsider, with no status in the community Outsiders are able to ask things that an insider simply could not Also can be bad. Perceived as knowing less than a child. Provides a new point of view, allowing one to see the world through a more cultural lens. Establish an Identity Anxiety and depression. Sleep in late, read papers, and eat a lot. Acceptance in the community Developing trust. Very personal activity, and must respect them. MSU Human Research Protection Program All research involving human subjects is subject to strict review Researchers must submit o A detailed description of the proposed research, including questionnaires and protocols. o A description of the population to be studied o Will the research benefit the participants and will it in any way put them at risk?...
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