11-28-11 - Deviance Acting in a way that opposes the group...

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Deviance Acting in a way that opposes the group to which you belong Deviants were either: Innovator or criminal (depends on success ) Basis of cultural change (deviant activity) Mental illness as deviance: we’ve moved people with mental illness from a status of pariah to a victim of bad genes Other(ing): creates levels of distance ( we are not them ) Edward Said— orientalism Idea of the ”orient” or the “east” Creation of the west Ethnocentrism: view of the West as superior to the East. Othering as practical Genetic Identity Identity as social construct Genetics as natural unborn and unalterable Who we are vs Who we think we are Genealogy Identity as claim to rights and resources Lemba Oral history and belief that they are one descended from Israel Belief based on oral history, keeping one day holy, circumcision, and aversion to speak Right to return to Israel Turns out they ARE genetically Semitic Differentiation Biological Distinction Sex Based on Gender Cultural Distinction
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2012 for the course ANTHRO 120 taught by Professor Huddleston during the Fall '11 term at MO St. Louis.

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11-28-11 - Deviance Acting in a way that opposes the group...

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