Reading Response #1
E. E. Evans-Pritchards The Notion of Witchcraft Explains Unfortunate Events
demonstrates the clash between different cultures. The article juxtaposes the binary concepts of
the natural verses
2. We have explored the importance of the body in thinking about the creation and
contestation of categorical systems. Discuss how the body and techniques of the
body are crucial to the creation, maintenance and contestation of categorical
Different Understandings of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality
1. Gender EssentialismIdea that gender is determined by bio sex and bio sex is a binary. Sex and gender
are seen as the same in this view. One is masculine because they are male for example.
Four field approach in anthropology: Boas is finder. Biological, Archaeological, Linguistic, and Sociocultural Anthropology. There are many different aspects to human behavior and it allows a more
specific research in one field.
Making the stran