ANT 101
ANT 101 - Anthropology - Ashford University Study Resources
  • 4 Pages Week 2 Laboratory 2
    Week 2 Laboratory 2

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    LAB QUESTIONS Introduction 1. What is the question that this study aimed to answer? State the hypothesis that you tested. The investigation is aimed to determine the percentage of the intact forest that must be maintained to protect the reserve's biodiver

  • 1 Page Assimilation
    Assimilation

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    The Encyclopedia Britannica defines assimilation in anthropology as the process where individuals or groups of differing ethnic heritage are absorbed into the dominant culture of a society. Our text states Assimilation can occur as a result of the choices

  • 9 Pages THE AMISH A CULTURAL RESEARCH
    THE AMISH A CULTURAL RESEARCH

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    The Running header: THE AMISH: A CULTURAL RESEARCH 1 THE AMISH: A CULTURAL RESEARCH Debra Bolin ANT 101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Instructor: Nancy Reeves September 24, 2012 THE AMISH: A CULTURAL RESEARCH 2 Even with the risk of leaving the A

  • 5 Pages Attachment Style and Relationships
    Attachment Style And Relationships

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Assignment: Attachment Style and Relationships 1 Attachment Style and Relationships Sabrina Armstrong PSY/220 July 18, 2010 Kayce Lee Assignment: Attachment Style and Relationships 2 Attachment Style and Relationships Robert Sternberg created his triangul

  • 1 Page week 1 ant 101
    Week 1 Ant 101

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    IcurrentlyliveinMontgomery,AlabamawhereIwasBornandraised. Moreover,Iamengagedandsoontomarrythemanofmydreamsand thefatherofmyson.Mygiftsandtalentsaresinging,dancing,writing, anddoinghair.InmysparetimeItakemysontothepark,read,go shopping,andcoach(cheercoord

  • 2 Pages Kinship systems of the San
    Kinship Systems Of The San

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Cultural Anthropology

    Kinship systems of the San The San are foragers known as the Bushmen from the Kalahari Desert in Africa. The San people have survived and prospered in this area for thousands of years. The term San is generally used to describe a small group of hunter-gat

  • 1 Page ANT101.W2.AssignmentWorksheet
    ANT101.W2.AssignmentWorksheet

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    ANT101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Locating Scholarly Resources Worksheet Week 2 Assignment: Locating Scholarly Resources Article 1: Thesis Statement: Article 2: Thesis Statement: Buriel, R. (1993). Childrearing orientations in Mexican American

  • 9 Pages Practice Problems solutions
    Practice Problems Solutions

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Ch. 2, Practice Problems: 11, 12, 13, 16, and 21 Ch. 3, Practice Problems: 14, 15, 22, and 25 11 - For the following scores, find the (a) mean, (b) median, (c) sum of squared deviations, (d) variance, and (e) standard deviation: 2, 2, 0, 5, 1, 4, 1, 3, 0,

  • 6 Pages Anthropology, Week 3 Assignment
    Anthropology, Week 3 Assignment

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    Running Head: CONFLICT RESOLUTION Conflict Resolution by Culture Elizabeth Varallo ANT101 Lena Delgado de Torres October 7th, 2013 One thing that is universal throughout the world is conflict. Though many problems are relevant to ones culture, conflict is

  • 13 Pages week1quiz
    Week1quiz

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    1. Question : Student Answer: Which of the following is true of the ideology of a culture? It is a list of the beliefs, implicit and explicit, that are generally held by members of a society. It is a system of interrelated feelings and beliefs explicitly

  • 1 Page foraging societies
    Foraging Societies

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    Course: 1 Introduction To Cultural Anthropologyrfd

    Forgaging societies have played a large part in the developement of later societies seen today. Our ancestors survivied on foraging or hunting for food, and had to learn new survival skills in order to adapt to the changing environment. Anthropologists ca

  • 1 Page Short Critical Reflection Paper
    Short Critical Reflection Paper

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Short Critical Reflection Paper Searching for information on Google is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Is that true? No, that is in fact not true unless of course the person have no idea what you are trying to find. For example if you are tryi

  • 2 Pages week 4 discussions
    Week 4 Discussions

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    . Duringthereading,welearnthatmanybandsandtribesareforagersandworktogether askingroups.Theysharewithoneanotherwiththefoodtheyhuntandgather.They spendtheirtimewiselyhuntingandgatheringfood,butonlydoingitafewtimesaweek toallowplentyoftimetosocializewitht

  • 8 Pages quizes
    Quizes

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Grading Summary week one quiz These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below. Question Type: True/False Multiple Choice Points Received: 10 / 10

  • 2 Pages Cultural Anthropology gives three distinct meanings of cultural relativis1
    Cultural Anthropology Gives Three Distinct Meanings Of Cultural Relativis1

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Cultural Anthropology

    Cultural Anthropology gives three distinct meanings of cultural relativism: a moral stance that requires anthropologists to suspend moral and ethical judgments when interacting with a culture different from their own, a methodological strategy that allows

  • 4 Pages The Btsisi culture
    The Btsisi Culture

    School: Ashford University

    Course: 1 Introduction To Cultural Anthropologyrfd

    Running head: The Btsisi culture 1 The Btsisi culture Kinship is as a relationship by marriage, blood, , or adoption, also as a relationship by nature or character. The Btsisi kinship is known as a horticultural society, in other because they depend on do

  • 3 Pages DQ ANT 101
    DQ ANT 101

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Hi let me start by saying that I am sorry I have not posted anything until now I was having trouble, I guess you could say that I over extended myself. My daughter asked me to watch my grandson for a few days and it took more energy than I even realized i

  • 0 Pages Rough Draft of Final Cultural Research
    Rough Draft Of Final Cultural Research

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Final Cultural Research 1 Final Cultural Research Earlwood Armstrong ANT: 101 Mario Tovar February 13th, 2012 Final Cultural Research Final Cultural Research In the rainforest of Africa there are many different pygmy tribes of people. One such tribe that

  • 1 Page Anthropology, Week 4, Disc 2
    Anthropology, Week 4, Disc 2

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    A group that I am a part of is the PTA at my sons school. I am the president of the PTA, and this subjects me to more social control mechanisms than any other member. Though all the group members must abide by the social control mechanisms they are subjec

  • 1 Page w3d2
    W3d2

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    The rite of passage I have chosen for this weeks discussion is the Satere-Mawe initiation into manhood. As one of the largest tribes of the northern Amazonas, they are dedicated to raising men of strength and courage. Given that tradition of honor, the ri

  • 8 Pages Anthropology, Week 5 Final Assignment
    Anthropology, Week 5 Final Assignment

    School: Ashford University

    CONFLICT RESOLUTION Conflict Resolution by Culture Elizabeth Varallo ANT101 Lena Delgado de Torres October 7th, 2013 CONFLICT RESOLUTION One thing that is universal throughout the world is conflict. Though many problems are relevant to ones culture, confl

  • 1 Page Anthropology, Week 5, Disc 2
    Anthropology, Week 5, Disc 2

    School: Ashford University

    When you buy a cup of coffee at Starbucks, you never know how much the Guatemalans that harvested the coffee are getting. To say it is a small percentage is an understatement. There is no set exchange rate for coffee: The Guatemalans get whatever they are

  • 1 Page w3d1
    W3d1

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    For my discussion I would like to talk about the Hijra from India. I found it quite interesting that they are nationally recognized as a third gender. Comparatively to the United States, if someone was known to be transgendered, they may be forced to live

  • 1 Page w2d2
    W2d2

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    It is true that the language we speak as well as how we communicate our message to the receiver can say a lot about ourselves. Someone who is well versed on sociolinguistics may be able to understand a lot about a group of people simply by watching them c

  • 1 Page w1d2
    W1d2

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    I believe that human rights cannot be dictated by one single document. Human rights, as stated by the U.N. seem to more of a translation of ones implied morals or beliefs of what should be considered a cultural norm. This document seems somewhat similar t

  • 1 Page w1d1
    W1d1

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Assimilation is the process a smaller culture being consumed by a larger one. In the film, the Native American children were forced into assimilation by the United States government through the use of Christian boarding schools. The United States decided

  • 1 Page Anthropology, Week 2, Disc 1
    Anthropology, Week 2, Disc 1

    School: Ashford University

    Historian Robin Kelley stated, Race was never just a matter of how you look, its about how people assign meaning to how you look. With that in mind: a. After viewing the video clip, Social Implications of Race, what do you think is meant by the term b. ra

  • 1 Page Anthropology, Week 2, Disc 2
    Anthropology, Week 2, Disc 2

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    The way a person speaks not only represents their background but their character as well. Sometimes no amount of education can completely alter the way someone is viewed because of the way they speak. A few years ago I took a psychology course and my prof

  • 1 Page Anthropology, Week 3, Disc 1
    Anthropology, Week 3, Disc 1

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    The gender role I chose to discuss is of "the Hijra, most of whom live in cities in North India, [and] are regarded as neither male nor female, but their roles include elements of both. (Crapo, 2013) If you are considered Hijra, one of the first things th

  • 1 Page Week 5
    Week 5

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Week 5 Discussion 1 The author of the textbook uses the term the feminization of poverty. What do you think the author means by that term? Why would women be more vulnerable to living in poverty? What cultural factors might contribute to that? Your initia

  • 1 Page Anthropology, Week 5, Disc 1
    Anthropology, Week 5, Disc 1

    School: Ashford University

    What do you think the author means by that term? In reference to the term Feminization of Poverty, the author defines it as women comprise[ing] a major and growing proportion of the world's poor. (Crapo, 2013), More than half of the poverty stricken here

  • 2 Pages Anthropology, Week 3, Disc 2
    Anthropology, Week 3, Disc 2

    School: Ashford University

    The rite of passage I've chosen to discuss is a Quinceaera. A Quinceaera is a celebration for a girl who is turning fifteen. This marks her transition from childhood into young womanhood. There are different variations of this all over the world, and the

  • 1 Page Anthropology, Week 4, Disc 1
    Anthropology, Week 4, Disc 1

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    a. Should Native Americans be able to perform their ceremonies in prison? I do believe that religious freedom should be granted, but only to an extent. While spirituality is important, especially in times of hardship such as imprisonment, there are bounda

  • 1 Page Anthropology, Week 1, Disc 2
    Anthropology, Week 1, Disc 2

    School: Ashford University

    Cultural relativism asserts that every culture has its own set of customs and beliefs, and that culture must be understood by the standards and values of the people within that culture. Anthropologists think that things that might seem cruel or irrational

  • 5 Pages ANT101- Assignment1wk2
    ANT101- Assignment1wk2

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    Running Head: KINSHIP SYSTEM 1 Kinship System of the Inuit Jennifer Robinson ANT 101 Professor Janni Pedersen April 15, 2013 Kinship System of the Inuit In the extreme cold of the arctic lives a group of foragers known as the Inuit. More commonly known as

  • 4 Pages ANT101- Assignment1wk3
    ANT101- Assignment1wk3

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    Running Head: THE BATEK 1 The Batik of Malaysia Jennifer Robinson ANT 101 Professor Janni Pedersen April 22, 2013 I. Introduction Historically the Batek dwelled in the forests of Pahang, Malaysia but due to selective logging or clear-cutting the Batek now

  • 7 Pages ANT101- Assignment1wk5
    ANT101- Assignment1wk5

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    Running Head: THE BATEK 1 The Batik of Malaysia Jennifer Robinson ANT 101 Professor Janni Pedersen May 6, 2013 The Batek of Malaysia The Batek or The Batek De are one group of Malayan aborigines that are still nomadic hunters and gatherers, so the exact l

  • 11 Pages ANT101-Discussion Post
    ANT101-Discussion Post

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    ANT101 Introduction DAY 1 Discussion 1-1\ Cultural Relativism Week 1 Cultural Anthropology gives three distinct meanings of cultural relativism: a moral stance that requires anthropologists to suspend moral and ethical judgments when interacting with a cu

  • 4 Pages Assignment
    Assignment

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    Running Head: THE IROQUOIS MAT 1 The Iroquois Matrilineage ANT 101 Prof. Amy July 15, 2011 The Iroquois were a powerful western Horticultural based society much different from the Iroquois of today. They had a kinship system that valued the women of their

  • 4 Pages wk 3 Assignment
    Wk 3 Assignment

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    Running Head: TIKOPIA, A WAY 1 Tikopia, A Way of Life ANT 101 Prof. July 23, 2011 I. Introduction A. Thesis statement- This research paper will take an etic perspective to the tribes found in Tikopia of Melanesia, specifically identifying their way of sub

  • 2 Pages Week 4 Discussions
    Week 4 Discussions

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    Week 4 - Discussion 1 Native American Religion Should Native Americans be able to perform their ceremonies in prison? Yes, they should be able to conduct their religious ceremonies. Just because the federal government says that their religious beliefs are

  • 9 Pages wk 5 Assignment
    Wk 5 Assignment

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    Tikopia, A Way of Life ANT 101 Prof. July 23, 2011 There are many different cultures and societies within this planet. There are ways of life that mirror that of our own in western society, and there are some that we could better understand. Have you ever

  • 3 Pages ANT 101 - Week 4 DQs (1)
    ANT 101 - Week 4 DQs (1)

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    What does monumental architecture imply about the cultural values and the socioeconomic-political organization of the society that created it? Do a bit of Internet research on religious or secular monuments, statues, and architectural wonders in your city

  • 3 Pages ANT 101 - Week 5 DQs
    ANT 101 - Week 5 DQs

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    Be sure to watch and read the Miscellaneous Topics at the end of Chapter 9 of Cultural Anthropology. Then, address the following topic: As noted, anthropologys work with the military over the years has been wrought with controversy. Where do you stand on

  • 1 Page ANT 101 Wk 4 D 1
    ANT 101 Wk 4 D 1

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    I think that Rome, Italy has many of the Architectural Monuments people know of, which made me think of the Pantheon. According to Toothman (2012), this is a religious monument. Marcus Agrippa, wanted this structure to be built to serve as a temple to all

  • 1 Page ANT 101 Wk 4 D 2
    ANT 101 Wk 4 D 2

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    Colonialism is defined as the practice of domination involving the subjugation of one people to another, according to Stanford University (2012). With that being said, Regalado (2007) comes to the conclusion that people still need to live with lower incom

  • 8 Pages ANT 101 Final Paper
    ANT 101 Final Paper

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Anthropology

    Running Head: Final Paper 1 Final Paper YOUR NAME HERE ANT 101 Introduction to Anthropology Instructor THEIR NAME HERE March XX, 2013 Final Paper 2 I chose to write about the Navajo today because I have a little Native American in me and the Navajo are a

  • 4 Pages Week 2 Assignment ANT 101
    Week 2 Assignment ANT 101

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Anthropology

    Running Head: Week 2 1 Week 2 Assignment YOUR NAME HERE ANT 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Instructor THEIR NAME HERE February XX, 2013 Week 2 2 After reading Chapters 3 and 4, I found the Btsisi to be very interesting. These tribes tend to be

  • 6 Pages Week 3 Assignment ANT 101
    Week 3 Assignment ANT 101

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Anthropology

    Running Head: Week 3 1 Final Paper Outline YOUR NAME HERE ANT 101 Introduction to Anthropology Instructor THEIR NAME HERE March XX, 2013 Week 3 2 I chose to write about the Navajo today because I have a little Native American in me and the Navajo are a Na

  • 2 Pages Week 5 Discussions
    Week 5 Discussions

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    Week 5 - Discussion 1 Feminization of Poverty The feminization of poverty is not only a consequence of lack of income, but is also the result of gender biases present in both societies and governments throughout the world. It does not just affect the U.S.

  • 1 Page w4d1
    W4d1

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Perhaps I am biased because of the fact that I have worked as a police officer and have spent time as a confinement guard, but when it comes to issues like this the number one concern will always be officer safety. For any individual who feels like they c

  • 1 Page Cultural Relativism
    Cultural Relativism

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    In our text Crapo tells us the cultural relativism is the idea that the significance of an act is best understood by the standards of the actors own cultural milieu (Crapo, 2013). This is the second time that cultural relativism has come up in one of my c

  • 6 Pages Elderly Care
    Elderly Care

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Running Head: ELDERLY CARE CULTURE 1 Elderly Care Culture Steven A. Cavanaugh ANT 101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Jeri Myers April 5, 2014 ELDERLY CARE CULTURE 2 Elderly Care Elderly care has become a worldwide issue (Hieda, 2012). There have b

  • 1 Page Feminization of Poverty
    Feminization Of Poverty

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    When the author of our textbook uses the term the feminization of poverty, I think that he is referring to the fact that women represent a disproportionate percentage of the worlds poor. Our text tells us According to information from the U.S. Census Bure

  • 1 Page Language, Status, and Identity
    Language, Status, And Identity

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Based on the readings, I believe that language can determine status. An example would be people from rural areas in southern states that moved to the cities and resided there for more than 7 years scored 20 points higher on IQ tests then others that lived

  • 1 Page Race and Identity
    Race And Identity

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Racial smog is a term that refers to peoples perception of a race and how individuals are categorized. Some people feel that racial smog has been accepted as a form of racism and that it has played a role in determining positions at work, housing, an even

  • 1 Page Rites of Passage
    Rites Of Passage

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Our text describes a rite of passage as a ceremony that is held when a member of a society crosses a new threshold within the lifecycle of the group (Crapo, 2013). As a child that was raised in the Catholic Church, one rite of passage that I participated

  • 2 Pages ANT101 week1-1
    ANT101 Week1-1

    School: Ashford University

    Course: ANT 101

    Discuss what you see as the strengths and weaknesses of each of these three kinds of relativism. Identify one belief or practice in another culture that you find puzzling, strange, or troubling, and then discuss the extent that cultural relativism is a u

  • 1 Page ANT101 week1-2
    ANT101 Week1-2

    School: Ashford University

    Course: ANT 101

    Whether it is possible to truly view a culture without being influenced by the cultural constructs of our own culture I do not believe that is truly possible to view a culture without being influenced by the cultural constructs of our own culture. I say t

  • 1 Page ANT101 week2-1
    ANT101 Week2-1

    School: Ashford University

    Course: ANT 101

    An Inuit mother has just given birth to a baby. She has a oneyearold baby still dependent on her milk. It is the season of food scarcity, which means the mother is not as well nourished as she could be. She and her husband decide that their older child is

  • 4 Pages ANT101 week2paper
    ANT101 Week2paper

    School: Ashford University

    Course: ANT 101

    Iroquois Iroquois Kinship Organizations Jennifer N. Sumner ANT101: Introduction of Cultural Anthropology Instructor Donald Anderson July 23, 2012 1 Iroquois 2 The Iroquois kinship system is one that does not allow people to marry within their family linea

  • 1 Page ANT101 week3-2
    ANT101 Week3-2

    School: Ashford University

    Course: ANT 101

    ,Considerbothexamplesandcreateanargumentfororagainstmixingbusinesswithfamily.Whenrespondingto thisquestion,besuretoengageincrossculturalcomparison,takingintoconsiderationvariationinsubsistence systems,descentsystems,mobility,andanyotherfactorsyouconsiderp

  • 1 Page ANT101 week4-1
    ANT101 Week4-1

    School: Ashford University

    Course: ANT 101

    What does monumental architecture imply about the cultural values and the socio-economic-political organization of the society that created it? Do a bit of Internet research on religious or secular monuments, statues, and architectural wonders in your cit

  • 1 Page ANT101 week4-2
    ANT101 Week4-2

    School: Ashford University

    Course: ANT 101

    Is the information being discussed in this article another example of colonialism? Why or why not? Identify two potential positives and two negatives direct marketing of the poor has on people and their economies. What theory of development is most applic

  • 1 Page ANT101 week5-1
    ANT101 Week5-1

    School: Ashford University

    Course: ANT 101

    Where do you stand on the issue regarding the use of anthropologists in intelligence gathering for the military? Can you come up with a compelling argument based on examples given in the text, your understanding of the ethical requirements of anthropologi

  • 1 Page ANT101 week5-2
    ANT101 Week5-2

    School: Ashford University

    Course: ANT 101

    Which issues are most urgent in our world today? Are they the same in the US as in the developing world? Where will the application of an anthropological perspective be most effective? The most urgent issues are fair wages in countries. There are a lot of

  • 1 Page ANT101
    ANT101

    School: Ashford University

    Course: ANT 101

    Based on your reading of the textbook and the film, what are the disadvantages of different forms of marriages? Do you think they can be as successful as marriages of choice? Which form of marriage do you have the hardest time understanding? Reflect on ma

  • 1 Page Consumption and Globalization
    Consumption And Globalization

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    The global economic interdependence of todays world is not a totally one-sided system (Crapo, 2013). When you buy a tall coffee at Starbucks these days chances are you are drinking coffee from Guatemala. The Central American country is the top provider of

  • 4 Pages Child Rearing
    Child Rearing

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Running Head: CHILD REARING 1 Child Rearing Practices Steve Cavanaugh ANT 101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Jeri Myers April 21, 2014 CHILD REARING 2 Child Rearing Practices Each and every culture possesses a particular standard of living, a part

  • 1 Page w4d2
    W4d2

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    The group I will associate myself with for the purpose of this discussion is the United States Armed Forces. Many of us can understand from the movies how men and women in the military have a deeper sense of respect and appreciation of laws set in place.

  • 1 Page w5d1
    W5d1

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    The textbook mentions that the cause of the issue is solely based on the fact that women take care of the children in a single parent household. The problem of poverty in single-parent families is particularly acute, as childcare responsibilities often me

  • 1 Page w5d2
    W5d2

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    I would like to begin by saying that the video Guatemala: The Human Price of Coffee would not change my coffee drinking habits; I am not naive enough to pay five dollars for a cup of coffee. Unfortunately there is a massively growing market for people who

  • 12 Pages Body Art and Ornamentation across Cultures
    Body Art And Ornamentation Across Cultures

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Body Art and Ornamentation across Cultures The skin has been a canvas for human expression for centuries. As a result, body art and ornamentation have been a source of interest among anthropologists beginning as early as the 1900s, and gaining a strong fo

  • 6 Pages week 5 final
    Week 5 Final

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Marriage Culture 1 Marriage Practice name ANT101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (GSF1411A) Instructor: 2014 Marriage Culture 2 MARRIAGE CULTURE Introduction Marriage is a legal union of a man and a woman for life. The broad definitions in all Dime

  • 3 Pages ANT 101 Citation quiz
    ANT 101 Citation Quiz

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    1. Throughout the nineteenth century, stereotyping of work by sex had restricted women's employment (Woloch, 2002). The above is an example of (Points : 1) A quote A paraphrase 2. Matthews said, "The research study results were inconclusive" (para. 4). Th

  • 1 Page ANT 101 Week 3 & Discussion 1
    ANT 101 Week 3 & Discussion 1

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    According to the textbook, gender is the social construct that is assigned and learned based on cultural concepts about the nature of sex differences and their place in social life. In your forum response, pick one of the alternative genders discussed in

  • 11 Pages Batek Alexander Rodgers
    Batek Alexander Rodgers

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Iroquois The Batek of Malaysia Alexander L. Rodgers ANT 101 Marjorie Estivill Nov 17, 2010 1 Iroquois 2 The Batek of Malaysia Contemporary foragers are true pioneers in isolation. The Batek live in areas that no others would dare to. Without the environme

  • 21 Pages 1 three
    1 Three

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    1.3 Studying Culture Culture is a web of values, meanings, and behavior that is deeply embedded in our experience of daily life and shared with others who belong to the same group. All humans are enculturated beings; that is, from the moment of birth, bab

  • 4 Pages Iroquois Alexander Rodgers
    Iroquois Alexander Rodgers

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Iroquois Iroquois Alexander L. Rodgers ANT 101 Marjorie Estivill Oct 25, 2010 1 Iroquois 2 The Iroquois society has been built around tradition and culture. The Iroquois determines possible marriages by kinship. The Iroquois are tracked through descent gr

  • 4 Pages Untitled 1
    Untitled 1

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Week 4 Assignment Alexander L. Rodgers MAT 126 Wendy Carden Nov 08, 2010 Week 2 Assignment While conducting research I found Euclid's Pythagorean triples formula. I did not understand this at first but after doing this over and over I found that this was

  • 1 Page Week 3 Discussion 1
    Week 3 Discussion 1

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Matrilineal and Patrilineal families arrange marriages and economic exchanges keep the family wealth. They perform what is called bridewealth where livestock is exchanged from the grooms family to legitimize a marriage and the children from the marriage,

  • 1 Page Week 1 Discussion 1
    Week 1 Discussion 1

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    Moral stance on cultural relativism is that you have to put your moral and ethical judgments aside when it comes to a social behavior or group like the KKK, why should I ever want to interact with these types of people, in my opinion the group is prejudic

  • 5 Pages Week 2 Assignment
    Week 2 Assignment

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    1 Australian Aborigines Kinship Organization Lisa Senatore ANT101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Dr. Jason Thompson May 24, 2013 2 In this paper I am going to explain and describe the Kinship system of the Australian Aborigines people and a brief

  • 2 Pages Week 1 Discussion 2
    Week 1 Discussion 2

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    In many parts of the world, the death penalty is now generally understood to be a human rights violation. This understanding has led to progress in the abolition of the death penalty worldwide; thirty-five years ago, only 16 countries had put an end to ca

  • 1 Page Alternative Gender Roles
    Alternative Gender Roles

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

    The term berdache was widely used by anthropologists, but this word has become outdated and even offensive. It has been replaced by Two Spirit. Two Spirit is used for a Native American who feels that they are both male and female, at the same time, in the

  • 1 Page ANT10010 week2-2
    ANT10010 Week2-2

    School: Ashford University

    Course: ANT 101

    What is the traditional sexual division of labor in American culture? Is it undergoing a transformation? Among Btsisi, women and men are respected for the tasks they perform. Do you think this is the case in the United States? The traditional sexual divis

  • 2 Pages Week 3 Discussions
    Week 3 Discussions

    School: Ashford University

    Course: Anthropology

    Week 3 - Discussion 1 Alternative Gender Roles In most societies gender roles are chosen by the individuals biological sex of either a male or female. Most females take on a social role of caregiver, nurturer, and homemaker. Most males take on the role of

  • 1 Page Week 5-Discussion 2
    Week 5-Discussion 2

    School: Ashford University

    Consider issues that are current in our own society today. Where will the application of an anthropological perspective be most effective? As James L. Peacock, a former president of the AAA, said, But anthropology is everywhere, implicitly and potentially

  • 1 Page Week 1-Discussion 1
    Week 1-Discussion 1

    School: Ashford University

    How does the identification of cultural universals impact our understanding of what it means to be human? Identifying cultural universals impacts our understanding of what it means to be human by opening our eyes to the world around us. By doing this, we

  • 10 Pages ant prac test
    Ant Prac Test

    School: Ashford University

    AccordingtoEdmundLeach, marriagecanaccomplishall ofthefollowing,except: 1 INCORRECT A) giveeither(orboth) spouseamonopolyinth other'ssexuality B) establishajointfund propertyapartnersh thebenefitofthechil C) establishasocially significantrelationshi betwe

  • 1 Page ANT101
    ANT101

    School: Ashford University

    ANT101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Week One Discussion One: Cultural Universals. How does the identification of cultural universals impact our understanding of what it means to be human? How does the search for universals help us better underst

  • 1 Page Week 1-Discussion 2
    Week 1-Discussion 2

    School: Ashford University

    As a cultural anthropologist what might you propose to research and would it be an Ethnology or Ethnography? If I were a cultural anthropologist, I would want to research universals such as body adornment (i.e. scarification) between the Karo Tribe in Eth

  • 5 Pages Week 2-Assignment 1
    Week 2-Assignment 1

    School: Ashford University

    RUNNING HEAD: THE YNOMAM KINSHIP SYSTEM 1 The Ynomam Kinship System Amanda Riddle ANT 101 Prof. Lucy Brown THE YNOMAM 2 September 26, 2011The Ynomam Kinship System The Ynomam people are tropical forest Indians known as foot people. This group is one of th

  • 1 Page Week 5-Discussion 1
    Week 5-Discussion 1

    School: Ashford University

    Where do you stand on the issue regarding the use of anthropologists in intelligence gathering for the military? I feel as though anthropologists should do only what they came to do. Study, research and fieldwork. If the military need inside people, then

  • 8 Pages Week 5-Assignment-Research Paper
    Week 5-Assignment-Research Paper

    School: Ashford University

    RUNNING HEAD: THE YNOMAM CULTURE The Ynomam Culture Amanda Riddle ANT 101 Prof. Brown October 17, 2011 The Ynomam Culture 1 THE YNOMAM The Ynomam are one of the last cultures to come in contact with the modern world. Living in almost complete seclusion in

  • 1 Page Week 4-Discussion 1
    Week 4-Discussion 1

    School: Ashford University

    Reflect on the material you read on band, tribes, and states. Explain why monumental architecture is unique to cities. In my opinion, monumental architecture is unique to cities because it was used to communicate political power and control of communities

  • 1 Page Week 3-Discussion 2
    Week 3-Discussion 2

    School: Ashford University

    Explain the impact forced and voluntary conversion to Christianity has had on the leadership structure and social control of chiefdoms using one of these two perspectives in which to make your argument. Include specific examples and terminology from Chapt

  • 1 Page Week 3 - Discussion 1
    Week 3 - Discussion 1

    School: Ashford University

    Describe the correlation between bridewealth and stability of marriage. According to Nowak & Laird, bridewealth is the practice of transmitting livestock to the brides family by the grooms family as payment or compensation for the time that the family has

  • 4 Pages Week 3 - Assignment 1
    Week 3 - Assignment 1

    School: Ashford University

    RUNNING HEAD: THE YNOMAM CULTURE The Ynomam Culture Amanda Riddle ANT 101 Prof. Brown October 3, 2011 The Ynomam Culture ~1~ ~2~ THE YNOMAM The Ynomam are one of the last cultures to come in contact with the modern world. Living in almost complete seclusi

  • 1 Page Week 2-Discussion 2
    Week 2-Discussion 2

    School: Ashford University

    Identify and explain the major forms of reciprocity found in both Foraging and Horticultural societies and provide examples regarding how they impact the level of conflict found in these societies. There are three types of reciprocity found in the foragi

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