Anthropology of Kinship, Feminism, Gender & Sexuality
Kinship and Family
o Kinship is a term with various meanings depending upon the context.
Reflects the long-standing use of the term in anthropology, which is
usually considered to refer to the web of
Rural People of Kentucky
For my senior project, I will research the people of the Appalachian Mountains in Kentucky. The
people that live in the Appalachian Mountains are very poor and have nothing compared
The film, Last of the Bushmen, is about the existence of the San bushmen of the Kalahari
and the Hadzabe people of Tanzania. This films shows you how these people survive in the wild
with no assistance from any outside source. It also demonstrates how the
In the book of Argonauts of the Western Pacific by Bronislaw Malinowski, I decided to read
chapter XII (12), In Tewara and SanaroaMythology of the Kula. In this chapter, Malinowski is
showing that he is using one of the th
GMO is a genetically modified organism. It is where they take the DNA from one species and insert it
directly into another species to form a new trait. There are two main traits that are commercialized.
The first one is pesticide-producing which is where
As a student of Franz Boas, who was a great anthropologist, Margaret Mead was destined to study,
document, and take notes of the small-scale societies. Boas compromised with Mead and sent her to
Samoa to study adolescences. She spent six months there stud
Archaeology Lecture Notes
The purpose of archaeology is to learn more about past societies and the
development of the human race.
o Over 99% of the history of humanity has occurred within prehistoric
cultures, who did not make use of writing, thereby not
Methods of Archaeology in Anthropology Lecture Notes
An archaeological investigation usually involves several distinct phases, each
of which employs its own variety of methods.
o Before any practical work can begin, however, a clear objective as to
Cultural Resource Management Lecture Notes
While archaeology can be done as a pure science, it can also be an applied
science, namely the study of archaeological sites that are threatened by
o In such cases, archaeology is a subsidiary activi
Anthropology in Race Lecture Notes
Race is a classification system used to categorize humans into large and
distinct populations or groups by anatomical, cultural, ethnic, genetic,
geographical, historical, linguistic, religious, or social affiliation.
Anthropology in Religion Lecture Notes
The anthropology of religion involves the study of religious institutions in
relation to other social institutions, and the comparison of religious
beliefs and practices across cultures.
o Modern anthropology assumes
ANTH 101 Introduction to Anthropology
Anthropology is the "science of humanity."
o It has origins in the humanities, the natural sciences, and the social
o The term "anthropology" is from the Greek anthrpos, "man",
understood to mean humankind o
ANTH 101 Fields of Anthropology
o Sociocultural anthropology draws together the principle axes
of cultural anthropology and social anthropology.
o Cultural anthropology is the comparative study of the manifold
ways in which peop
ANTH 101 Anthropology of art, media, music, dance
Anthropology of Art
o Sub-field in social anthropology dedicated to the study of art in
different cultural contexts.
The anthropology of art focuses on historical, economic and
Economic, Political Economic, Applied and
o Economic anthropology attempts to explain human economic
behavior in its widest historic, geographic and cultural scope.
o It has a complex relationship with the d