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Anthropology

Anthropology 101 Forensic Anthropology Anthropology is the scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans (Larsen). Within anthropology, there are branches that specialize in certain fields of study. Forensic anthropology is one of those branches. Forensic anthropology is applying knowledge of biology, science, and culture to the legal process (pbs.org). Physical or biological anthropologists who specialize in forensics primarily focus...

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AND ANTHROPOLOGY ZPY 114-HR7A Handout No. 2 Anthrophology- coined from two Greek words anthropos which means “man” or “human being” and logos which means “knowledge”. Four Main Fields of Anthropology 1. Physical or biological anthropology-studies human beings through genetics, inherited traits, evolution and adaptation. It is called physical anthropology because the data it uses are mainly physical to gather information on the evolutionary development of man. 2. Cultural Anthropology-it examines...

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local groups warfare violence between political entities such as communities, districts, or natins applied anthropology the branch of anthropology that concerns itself with applying anthropological knowledge to achieve practical goals, usually in the service of of an agency outside the traditional academic setting cultural resource management the branch of applied anthropology that seeks to recover and preserve the archaeological recor before programs of planned change disturb or destroy...

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prehistoric archeology=anthro Archeology and Anthropology Anthropology-the comparative study of the human speces from biological, social, and cultural perspectives using synchronic & diachronic views Studies human society from 2 perspectives Diachronic Pertaining to phenomena that occur or change over a per of time A chronological perspective Synchronic Pertaining to phenomena at one point in time A concurrent perspective Anthropology has 4 major subsections Biological (Physical) ...

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Cultural?Anthropology?Review?Sheet.? *?On?test I. Introduction?to?Cultural?Anthropology A. Different?kinds?of?Anthropology* 1. Biological/Physical?Anthropology:?the?branch?of?anthropology?dealing? with?the?evolutionary?changes?in?human?body?structure?and?the?classification?of? modern?races. 2. Archaeologist:?Study?of?material?culture 3. Linguistic?Anthropology:?Study?of?how?language?is?used?in?various?social? context.?Focuses?mainly?on?interplay?of?language?and?culture. 4. C...

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?Anthropology Jan15th, 2008 Cultural Anthropology -Margaret Mead went to eastern Samoa in 1925 when she was 23, and spent nine months in the field studying childrearing patterns and adolescent behaviour -Renato Rosaldo the Ilongot Head-hunters -Clifford Geertz: the Balinese cockfight -Douglass Drozdow-St. Christian: what Samoans consider “good and proper body” and the meanings of making babies into “good and proper bodies” Anthropology 025 Introduction to Socio-cultural Anthropology ...

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? You As The Anthropologist Lone Star Community College Leah Cruzen Anthropology enlightens the learner to understand themselves as well as those around them; each culture varies and offers information that is interesting, and in some cases, helpful to our own understanding of what it means to be human. Our ever-changing world is vast, culture-rich place, full of methods and beliefs waiting to be uncovered. The problem is, some anthropologists do not share...

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Biological Anthropology

Biological Anthropology What is researched within Biological Anthropology? Biological Anthropology studies the behaviours and biological variations of human beings, other primates, and extinct hominin ancestors. This subfield of anthropology provides us with a biological perspective on the variation of humans as a whole. What are some Biological Anthropology Research Methods? Since it is such a broad sub-discipline, the research methods tend to vary. Some biological anthropologists...

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Definition of Anthropology

Definition of Anthropology Etymological definition in Greek: Anthropo = man; human beings; humankind Logia = study of; knowledge Anthropology is the systematic study of man, human beings or humankind. *Man is multi-faceted; has many sides. *Man is a physical and cultural being. That is why Anthropology is linked to all other sub disciplines and subfields that pertain to the study of man: Sociology, Psychology, Physiology, Literature, Arts and Aesthetics, Political Science, etc. Let...

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Anthropology and Its Branches

Anthropology is the study of human beings, in particular the study of their physical character, evolutionary history, racial classification, historical and present-day geographic distribution, group relationships, and cultural history. Anthropology can be characterized as the naturalistic description and interpretation of the diverse peoples of the world. Modern-day anthropology consists of two major divisions: cultural anthropology, which deals with the study of human culture in all its aspects;...

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