ANT207: November 10th The Economy
We take the economy for granted
Way it is portrayed in media what we can count
o But there is more to it
Anthro step back from what we think of it in the west
What is the production
Means of exchange how do
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THE CULTURE CONCEPT IN RELATION TO CLUBS IN TORONTO
In order to fully understand a concept within any field of study especially one such as
anthropology, it is necessary to review and
How people are organized with each other
social structure =
Structures allocate to us
We are not just individuals, we are all organized in the social structure
matrix of duties, rights, division of labour, norms, social control
What kind of a concept is a race?
What is it supposed to explain?
Does it necessarily lead to racism?
What is the relation between race, heredity, and culture?
Why has it seemed so important to decouple them?
Boasian four-fields ideal
Thomas Jefferson & h
The language we use: important terms and concepts
The world is shrinking
Globalization: social, economic, cultural, and demographic processes that take place within nations but
also transcend them, such that attention limited to local processes, identitie
Biological determinism(): direct correlation between cultural characteristics
regarding gender (or race, or class) with biological traits. (has been largely disprove, because suggest we
are pre-determinated by birth)
Luckily google docs have a back up history
The 08 recession should not be forgotten- rick
1. What are the main assumptions of modernization theory, and how does Land's End challenge
That modernization = always a good thing for everyo
This is a collaborative study guide for ANT207 anyone can add or change things at any
time. A big thank you to everyone who helped out :) Good luck friends!
Things to keep in mind in Blue
Things that will be useful on the cheat sheet in yello
CRITICAL COMPARISON PAPER
Alexander Luke James Moore 1000675325
Dr. Jessica Taylor
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Department of Anthropology
Universally, museums are seen as the trusted guardians of authen
Health Care Rationing
These readings continue to examine the intersection between utilitarianism andhealth policy.
Instead of focusing on a narrow topic, such as allocation of organs for transplant, they look at
broader questions of health policy. In a wo
Public Health and Individual Responsibility
The readings for this lecture pick up on a theme raised by transplants and health care rationing:
are people responsible for their diseases (and implicitly: what consequences should this have)?
Withdrawal of Life Support
Before getting into the readings for this week, I wanted to say a few quick thingsabout the
history readings and assignments for this course. The readings comein two basic forms. Some
of them are primary sources: something writt
Public Health vs. Individual Rights
The recent concern about H1N1 flu has cast these readings in a different, more immediate light.
The basic question is what rights do governments andindividuals have in the setting of public
health emergencies. Historica
Course Meeting Times
Lectures: 2 sessions / week, 1 hour / session
Recitations: 1 session / week, 1 hour / session
Many difficult ethical questions have arisen from the explosive growth of biomedical technology and the health-care
Organ transplantation raises a vast array of ethical issues, the surface of which we can only
scratch. The readings focus on various consequences of the problemof scarcity: the seeming
fact that there are more people needing organs thanp
Genetic engineering is a vast and important topic, probably getting moreimportant every day.
The readings look at two aspects. The first article describes efforts by scientists to regulate
themselves at the dawn of the era of genetic e
The readings for today take up end-of-life decision making at the start of life: the management
of babies born prematurely. Normal pregnancies last 40 weeks. Any delivery before 37 weeks is
considered premature. Babies born after 28 week
Faculty of Arts and Science
Thursdays24 pmand tutorials
LeslieDan Pharmacy Building B250 (except for Oct 23 which is in EM119)
Instructor: Prof. Jani