Small Sacrifices: Religious Change and Cultural Identity

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Film also shows the ceremony of Sago's cousin's initiation into manhood. 1994. 50 min. Weller: I wouldn’t be surprised if it came up at the next AAA meeting in November. The biological evolution of Homo sapiens and the evolution of the capacity for culture that distinguishes humans from all other species are indistinguishable from one another. As the modern day Greeks are the direct descendents of ancient Greek culture, such as Homer's time; Likewise, are the modern Egyptians the direct genetic/blood descendents of ancients Pharaos, 2000 BC?
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The Soul of a People (Bibliotheca Orientalis)

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The ability to plan and implement a wide variety of programs in which people from various cultural backgrounds work together, and/or services are provided that take culture into account. What clinicians want to understand through the mini-ethnography is what really matters—what is really at stake for patients, their families, and, at times, their communities, and also what is at stake for themselves. As usual in anthropology, the possibilities are of two basic types: materialist (social) or mentalist (cultural).
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Cultures in Globalization: A Europe-India Dialogue on Global

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So-called factual knowledge becomes a means through which racial stereotyping can be bolstered or created. Our teaching is closely connected to our departmental research programme Mobilities, Beliefs and Belonging: Confronting Global Inequalities and Insecurities and to the Faculty’s research-Institute of Societal Resilience. Wal-Mart can be On this day of February 6, 2011 I had conducted my Field Observation at Wal-Mart on Alameda off the loop 375.
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Matters of Choice: Puerto Rican Women's Struggle for

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In the selection and formulation of elements for manipulation in the model, the specific choices made by the analyst himself are of prime importance for the final interpretation. P75 2003) Leaders of the Tariano Indians of the northwestern Amazon region of Brazil undertake a cultural revitaliation project after many decades of Christian missionization, revisiting their sacred places and reconstructing an old ceremonial house. Other important examples of this more recent type of work include Thaiss on religion in the urban bazaar, Beeman on popular forms of entertainment and the role of the media, and both Beeman and Bateson on aspects of national character.
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EAST ASIA---THE MODERN TRANSFORMATION---Vol. 2

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Notable proponents of this approach include Arjun Appadurai, James Clifford, George Marcus, Sidney Mintz, Michael Taussig, Eric Wolf and Ronald Daus. Video/C 8710 Satirical poet, Andrei Codrescu takes a six week, 4,500 mile odyssey across America in a cherry-red '68 Cadillac convertible. We are looking for a scholar whose work focuses on one or more of the three areas of Watson Institute strength. Debates over sexual and reproductive health and over sexual orientation as universal rights of women met with opposition not only from Muslim nations, like Iran and Egypt, but also from the Vatican and other Catholic representatives at the conference.
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Female Lives, Moral States: Women, Religion and Public Life

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Cultures and countries used as examples include the Amish of Pennsylvania, Eskimos and the Masai and Barabaig peoples of Africa.1994. 28 min. Her exhibit, "Indians & Rusticators," received a Leadership in History Award from the American Association for State and Local History (2012). C63 1993 Non-circulating; may be used only in The Bancroft Library). 82 min. Nevertheless, anthropology’s first field of research, and the one that perhaps remains the most important, shaped its specific point of view with regard to the other sciences of man and defined its theme.
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Soundings: Emotional Labour : Issue 11 (Part 2)

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A significant broadening of the basis for such investigations is being provided by the burgeoning interest in comparative primatology, with specific attention to the nonhuman analogues of human social organization and communication. [See Ethology; Evolution; Genetics; Social behavior, animal .] Thus the initial period of system building in anthropology in the nineteenth century was succeeded by a critical epoch in which emphasis lay in the natural history type of observation and in the uniqueness of individual cultures and local historical sequences.
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Before Taliban: Genealogies of the Afghan Jihad

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The study of American community life was initiated under Franklin H. With Marvin Harris never experiencing it first hand it takes away from his credibility of talking about the subject. These latter, too, rejected classical 19th-century evolutionism, but they were nevertheless inclined toward painting grand theories—principally the theory that out of a few ancient cultural centres or civilizations, born quite separately, there had developed the array of cultures existing today.
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The Wake of the Imagination ([Problems of modern European

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Please note that applications are submitted and reviewed online, so make every effort to prepare digital versions of all supporting material. These include the body and its representation, meaning and a person’s response to that meaning, and finally, the symbolic images which construct and shape both meaning and the bodily representation. First, the collapse of the Soviet bloc left the world market undivided for the first time; second, the economic resurgence of China, India and the rest of Asia, has brought half of humanity into the global circuit of capital at a new level; and third, a revolution in transport and communications has created a single interactive network for which there is no precedent.
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Burns: A Study of the Poems and Songs

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The Silk Road was a trade route connecting Eastern China to the Mediterranean regions. The distance between the researcher and the object of his study has been a characteristic of anthropological research; it has been said of the anthropologist that he was the “astronomer of the sciences of man.” Anthropologists today study more than just primitive societies. Students will get a comprehensive survey of methods, theories, and discoveries in historical archaeology.
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