Dr. Sean Ashley
Do natural symbols really exist. Or are religious symbols
understandable only within their particular historical and
cultural context? (77)
What is a symbol?
A thing that represents somet
Critical Book Review
ANTH 1130 Anthropology of Religion
For your final paper you will be writing a critical book review of Julia Cassaniti's
ethnography Living Buddhism.
There are different ways to construct a critical book review, but one good approach i
The Hmong are an ethnic minority group who live primarily in southern China, Laos,
Thailand, and Vietnam.
A number of Hmong people fought against the communist Pathet Lao during the Laotian
Civil War. Hmong people were singled out for retr
Chapter 10 I give you Rural Africa
By Denise, Jenny, Einard
Our chapter covers a 3 day trip with Katherine and her associates.
In this chapter, she does not elaborate as much on any medical anthropological research as it is
more of a pleasure
ACCIDENTS: Expression of anger, frustration,
ANOREXIA/BULIMIA: Self-hate, denial of life
nourishment, "not good enough".
ARMS: Ability to embrace, old emotions held in
ARTHRITIS: Pattern of criticism of self and others,
Theory in Medical Anthropology
Theory is often overlooked - not seen as especially important - but it
provides the framework for investigation
- it determines what sorts of problems are selected for investigation, the direction
of the investigation, the k