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Dominican Cultures: The Making of a Caribbean Society

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The exercise of judgment was unnecessary, since professional vetting of the empirical object was sufficient guarantee of a monograph’s validity. Roberto González, a cultural anthropologist who teaches at San Jose State University, goes so far as to argue that those who don’t follow the American Anthropological Association’s code of ethics should no longer be considered anthropologists at all. “Part of being an anthropologist is following a code of ethics, and if you don’t do that, you’re not an anthropologist”—just as you’re no longer fit to call yourself a doctor if you do unauthorized experiments on your patients. “Of course,” Hugh Gusterson adds, “we don’t license anthropologists, so we can’t un-license them either.” Some anthropologists caution against assuming that the work done by ReD consultants and their corporate brethren is really ethnography at all.
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The Soul of Politics

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The first archaeological discoveries indicating the very ancient origins of mankind were not made until the middle of the 19th century, and then many anthropologists ignored or disputed them. The Fieldschool is also open to a limited number of non-students (specifically, professionals working in the field of cultural heritage, the digital humanities, information science, informatics, user centered design, user experience design, etc.). What Does It Mean to Be Neither Male Nor Female?
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The Minor Intimacies of Race: Asian Publics in North America

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Unfortunately, this view can lead to a lack of interest in the conscious commitment and planning that play a central role in so much of elite athletics. Teaching may be in the anthropology department or other departments or programs on campus. Culture shock happens to many tried to prepare themselves for the field. The author of this essay takes the position that the application of knowledge is best conceived of as an integral part of all four fields, just as theory is, rather than placed in a separate field.
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Magic, Science and Religion and Other Essays

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Ethnographic area is open, but should complement the existing strengths in the Anthropology programs. Crops like corn can be planted and grown along the rivers and streams in the plains. They provide special food for mourners and offerings for the deceased. Some schools of research that began to develop between the two world wars more or less vigorously rejected the historical approaches, sometimes denying any interest in them whatever.
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Thirty Years of Reform and Social Changes in China (Social

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Or, Western categories are reassessed in the light of cross-cultural perspectives: Chapter 11, "Probing the Categories of Art." Policy in areas such as health care delivery and technology adoption was similarly evaluated in terms of impact and feasibility in social and cultural contexts. Yes, but most job descriptions have some mention of diversity goals -- however it does seem to be highlighted here rather than any other deisred specialization.
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The Cambridge Social History of Britain, 1750-1950 3 Volume

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During the 70s anthropology in Iran underwent spectacular growth and partial transformation. This thought-provoking documentary explores the complex, interconnected effects of tourism, globalization, culture, philanthropy, and religion in Bodh Gaya. Even when an intellectual case was made for splitting anthropology into two departments at, they ended up merged again by top-down fiat (with little or no consultation with faculty). What Heidegger posited is that these objective attributes are in fact secondary to the hammer’s subjective relationship with the person wielding it.
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Lectures on the Early History of the Kingship

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In the off-years, the festival brings a part of the previous year’s screening program to Tokyo. While social capital is assigned to a person (or family) by Bourdieu, Putnam locates it in the public sphere: ‘‘Social capital ... is ...ordinarily a public good, unlike conventional capital, which is ordinarily a private good’’ (Putnam, 1993: 170 [7] ). University Museum Library Desk VHS HN690. Cultural anthropologists working in research can make more than the average salary.
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Communication of Innovations

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Current research and teaching interests among the cultural anthropology faculty focus on the revitalization of Buddhism, transformations in gender roles, the interrelationship between religious practices and politico-economic changes, transnational identities, applied anthropology, medical anthropology and public health, the environment, intensification of agriculture and food systems, sports culture, corporate culture, maritime and economic anthropology, and globalization theory.
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In Search of Anti-Semitism

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Shot in black and white on panchromatic film, Moana has an almost stereoscopic look?the figures seem solid and real and the colors of the island foliage appear as varying shades of silvery-gray. It is part of our job, as citizens of the world, to pay atten- tion to names, to keep track of changes, and to respect Copyright © 2010 by Pearson Education Canada. Anthropologists with graduate degrees and experience will have the best chances of employment. The joint meeting will focus on “The Changing Political Economy of Globalization: Multilateral Institutions and the 2030 Agenda”, and will highlight recent trends in globalization that have exposed various fault lines in responses at the national and international levels.
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Uncertain Terms: Negotiating Gender in American Culture

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As theoretically trained investigators began to spend long periods alone in the field, on a single island or in a particular tribal community, the object of investigation shifted. Anthropology, “the science of humanity,” which studies human beings in aspects ranging from the biology and evolutionary history of Homo sapiens to the features of society and culture that decisively distinguish humans from other animal species. The idea of cultural evolution was salient in the nineteenth-century beginnings of cultural anthropology, but it was chiefly propounded as a series of a few stages through which each people had to pass.
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