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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In terms of cultural anthropology, one might have expected the author to provide a section on the theoretical and methodological principles of studying Islam under the rubric of cultural anthropology.
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).
It is also an integral window into the current state of cultural anthropology.
Title: Assistant professor of cultural anthropology, The University of Texas at El Paso
The solid and not at all arid (which is a rare thing) introduction to the field of social and cultural anthropology is problematized from the very beginning by mentioning Umberto Eco's perspective on the circumstances that contributed to the emergence of this discipline.
Critical frameworks include cultural anthropology, social theory, and gender studies.
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.
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.
The 1st International Harvest Conference & Festival (IHCF), 16th-19th August 2005, is a coming together of countries represented by experts and interested parties in cultural anthropology and its related fields to present conference papers and perform rituals and cultural practices that are carried out during harvest festivals celebrated in their countries.
That said, Fernie deftly summons recent thinking in cultural anthropology in order to mount a viable critique of the "inaccurate and oversimple" division between so-called "shame cultures" and "guilt cultures" (15-23), and of that division's corresponding alignment of shame with external sanctions and guilt with internalized convictions.
Taking a biosocial perspective on human reproduction, we examine contributions from biological and cultural anthropology concerning men's reproductive health.

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