cultural anthropology


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cul·tur·al an·thro·pol·o·gy

study of all aspects of culture resulting from human behavior, including, among others, speech and language, systems of thought, social systems, and the artifacts produced by a culture.
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NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, has announced that Ashford University is introducing a Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology.
Malina, The New Testament World: Insights from Cultural Anthropology, 3d ed.
5) In the South-Eastern European area, a similar statement, which described ethnology in Yugoslavia as traditionalistic, atheoretical, and of little interest to American-style cultural anthropology, was written by American anthropologists Joel Halpern and Eugene Hammel (1969).
Cultural Anthropology, University of California-Riverside; M.
Now, as he gets ready for graduate school in cultural anthropology at UCLA, he admits he still wonders how he made it so far from his days as a teenage gangbanger.
It is also an integral window into the current state of cultural anthropology.
This demands a special kind of warrior, fluent in languages and equally at home with cultural anthropology, medicine, psychology, and social planning.
In the preface he chronicles his journey from an early focus on the historical context of Mark to his shift toward literary and narrative criticism, followed by forays into cultural anthropology, performance criticism, and, finally, the ethics of reading.
She then returned to her early interest in religion, mythology, and cultural anthropology, conducting extensive research that led to her most famous and still widely read book, The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets (1983).
After studying cultural anthropology at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, Skai moved to Baltimore to be near her uncle.
Drawing upon insights from social sciences including cultural anthropology, cognitive neuro-science, and medical anthropology to facilitate interpretations of these events, Visions and Healing in the Acts of the Apostles is a complex evaluation yet highly accessible and evenhanded in its treatment of potentially volatile subject.
When I was finishing my undergraduate degree in anthropology thirty years ago, the professor of our cultural anthropology course gave us a provocative assignment for our final paper.

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