08 Jan

Ethnic Minorities and Media in the Holy Land

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Mobility, like frequent repotting of plants, tends to disrupt root systems, and it takes time for an uprooted individual to put down new roots. A change of roles is forced upon the cultural anthropologist when he is consulted on the best way to implement government policies. What may be the disadvantages or pitfalls? BILINGUALISM: The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution and all professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences must be actively bilingual to obtain tenure.

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08 Jan

A Walk to the River in Amazonia: Ordinary Reality for the

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DVD X3266 Presents the Regata Storica, a great water pageant in Venice, Italy, featuring standing oarsmen in period costume re-enacting the pirate raid. Hill traced the industry to its origins in the late nineteenth century and showed that the cocoa farmers were pioneers, opening up virgin forest, often in companies capable of hiring Swiss construction firms to develop the infrastructure that they needed. Its object is essentially to achieve some expression of the unities in culture by indicating how trait and complex and pattern, however separable they may be, intermesh, as the gears of some machine, to constitute a smoothly running, effectively functioning whole (from Man and His Works, 1948).

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08 Jan

The Journal of Asian Studies Vol. 52 Num. 4 November 1993

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Focus on political and economic anthropology, historical anthropology, the anthropology of genocide, socialist and post-socialist transformations, and cognitive anthropology. Anthropologists at WSU Vancouver are part of the larger anthropology department housed on the WSU Pullman campus. I'm especially interested in ICTD projects that have been applied in the context of indigenous knowledges. This disease was spread among the South For� as a result of cannibalism. Concludes with a description of the theories that have been used to explain why Mayan civilization fell. 36 min.

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07 Jan

Bulletproof: Afterlives of Anticolonial Prophecy in South

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The practitioners displayed a prodigious range of erudition in that they were familiar with an extraordinary variety of ethnographic facts. How Is Non-Western Knowledge of Nature Similar to and Different from Science? Relativist Challenge to Universal Rights: Islamic Societies and the West In the conflict between cultural relativism and universal rights, one area where there is a seeming clash between cultures and a war of words is where the West meets the Islamic world.

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07 Jan

Impure Play: Sacredness, Transgression, and the Tragic in

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Please submit your paper proposals to the conference by email: gtian@stu.edu.cn, the deadline for proposal is due on Jan. 15, 2014. It is sometimes said that the Amish live “stuck in time” so their role in the modern world is quite minimal. Candidates should demonstrate a broad interest in contemporary Chinese culture and society, from a social science perspective; areas of specialization may include cultural anthropology, cultural geography, economics, environmental studies, gender studies, human rights, medical anthropology, public health, and sociology.

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07 Jan

Contexts of Kinship: An Essay in the Family Sociology of the

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Linguistic anthropology is mainly concerned with the technical analysis of language. anthropology - the study of humanity; divisions are physical anthropology, archaeology, ethnology, and anthropological linguistics. apartheid - racial, political, and economic segregation of non-European peoples. applied anthropology - using the knowledge of anthropology to address human real-world problems. archaeology - study of material culture. art - human endeavor thought to be aesthetic and have meaning beyond simple description.

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07 Jan

New Approaches to Building Pathology and Durability

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The analogy between it and engineering would suggest that it should prescribe techniques for constructing societies that would be in some sense desirable; the analogy between it and medicine would suggest that it should provide prescriptions for the cure of pathological states of society. Tapper began work with the Šāhsavan in 1963; Rudolph and van Bruinessen among the Kurds in Kurdistan (Iran) in the 60s and the 70s respectively; while in the northeast the Yomūd Turkman were studied by Irons starting in 1965, and the Göklen Turkman by Bates (briefly) in 1973; the Persian-speaking Tīmurī by Singer in 1970; and the Kurds in Khorasan by Peck in 1967.

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07 Jan

The Archaeology of Wealth: Consumer Behavior in English

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Any thoughts on why they are doing Skype interviews after conducting interviews at the AAA? Anthropologists have argued that culture is "human nature," and that all people have a capacity to classify experiences, encode classifications symbolically, and teach such abstractions to others. Franz Boas, a German-born American, for example, was one of the first to scorn the evolutionist’s search for selected facts to grace abstract evolutionary theories; he inspired a number of students—Ruth Benedict, Alfred L.

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07 Jan

Indecent Liberties

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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. The first concerns the study of a range of signifying practices--language, emotion and personhood, art and material culture, media, museums, music and popular culture, religion and ritual, and history and "social memory." Moreover, because it based itself on a theory that all mankind had a similar psychic outlook or that something called “human nature” was universal, anthropology also failed to take into account the fact that the same cultural trait can mean different things depending on the society in which it is found.

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06 Jan

Gender, Politics, and Performance in South Asia

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Earlier cultural anthropologists had talked of “survivals,” customs or other cultural traits that survived from out of the past though no longer with any real function or meaning. Beginning in Fall 2009, every student will be required to take one theme in each of four perspectives as part of the General Education Curriculum. In this course, students will engage in a comparative study of the island cultures of Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Australia at the time of European contact. (3). 311.

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