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Unformatted text preview: specific characteristics of particular human populations Types of anthropology-Archaeology o Investigates the human past Historic prehistoric-Physical/bio o Biological variation among humans and between humans and their non-human relatives Primatology Paleoanthropology Human biology Forensic anthropology-Linguistic o Complex relationships between language and other aspects of human behavior and thought-Cultural o Cultural variation among humans, collecting data about the impact of global economic and political processes on local cultural realities-Basic and applied research o Focusing on applied approach; cause and effect o More explicit in its practical goals o Making anthropological knowledge useful o Not necessarily a dichotomy between basic and applied research; more codependent...
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- Spring '08
- Anthropology, entire human experience, E. B. Tylor, Human Sexuality and Culture, particular human populations