Creating Laos: The Making of a Lao Space Between Indochina

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The thread of argument was taken up by others who had read Durkheim and Mauss’s essay, and were able to bring this theoretical perspective to bear on their own empirical findings (de Josselin de Jong 1983: 10-16). Emphasis will be placed on the relevance of this work for theory, method, and practice in the social sciences. And ethnography eschews the technical mastery that the term “competency” suggests. Elizabeth Cartwright is Professor of Anthropology and holds an affiliate appointment at the Division of Health Sciences School of Nursing at Idaho State University.

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The Politicization of Parenthood: Shifting private and

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The philosophical problems involved in explanations of causality have not been ignored (Nadel 1951). Races are conceived of simply as the continuing results of population interaction, gene flow and interruption of gene flow, and adaptation, rather than as distillations of ancient racial essences. Making the world better, one answer at a time. Publisher: Derry NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 1999. 1 videocassette (ca. 23 min.).

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Yuchi Ceremonial Life: Performance, Meaning, and Tradition

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The first box, which is new, describes an ethnographer's initial shock at finding out that same-sex public affection in her place of field­work has completely different meanings from what it has in North America. The project was concerned with exploring the phenomenon of life-style migration – a form of non-economic, urban to rural migration that has led to the sudden, often unexpected growth of formerly declining non-metropolitan areas. University Museum Library Desk VHS F2519.3.

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The Attraction of Peyote: An Inquiry into the Basic

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M85 1993 Vol. 14 Puerto Ricans University Museum Library Desk GN550. Students writing their dissertations present work-in-progress and receive structured peer and mentor feedback. Policy research combines the methods of social impact assessment (collecting sociocultural community data for use by development planners), evaluation research (determining the success of a project), technology development research (acting as a communication link between producers and users of new technology), and cultural resource assessment (identifying the impact of federal development on archaeological sites and historic buildings) (van Willigen 1993: xiv; van Willigen 1993: 157-207).

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The Green Book of Language Revitalization in Practice

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Anthropology and Ethics: The Quest for Moral Understanding. The size of the animal involved is sometimes, but not always, related to the gender division of herding. M68 1990 Multicultural peoples of North America. S. interests in helping the Afghans ended. S., thus, curtailed its support of the Afghans and left the various factions in Afghanistan to fight among themselves to run their country. Cultural AnthropologyUnder the Kapok TreeThe ethnography, "Under the Kapok Tree: Identity and Difference In Beng Thought", was in my opinion, a very excellent detailed description of the daily life, rituals, customs, and traditions, and religion of the Beng. ...

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Shades of Dignity

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In the United States as well, under the influence of Franz Boas, the virtual founder of American academic anthropology, a critical reaction to cultural evolutionism was the dominant theme [see BOAS ]. Hermione said. "Ok," Neville squeaked, before turning to flee the classroom. The explanation given by the clinicians assumed that the problem turned on a radically different cultural understanding. In an initiative to broaden our conceptual coverage and our representation of methods and theories in interdisciplinary visual studies, the Department seeks a specialist in the anthropology of art and/or critical theory of image-making broadly defined, especially if focused on key technologies of image- and object-production and their histories and economies.

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Paths to Contemporary French Literature, Vol. 1

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Prerequisite: Anth 162 or a Soc gateway course. Satisfies: "Topic" in Cultural Anthropology. While Marxism has since gone its own way, the liberal utilitarianism of Mill (1846) was refashioned from the 1870s onwards as the ‘neo-classical’ paradigm, which still defines economics today. Social scientists have argued that it is at points of conflict that tacit cu…lture becomes visible.    For example, think of a checkout queue at a store. During her fieldwork, an eminent monk passed away.

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São Paulo in the Twenty-First Century: Spaces,

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These videos are for research purposes, not entertainment. Prerequisites: upper-division standing. (Same as HMNR 101.) Interdisciplinary discussion that outlines the structure and functioning of the contemporary human rights regime, and then delves into the relationship between selected human rights protections—against genocide, torture, enslavement, political persecution, etc.—and their violation, from the early Cold War to the present. This course examines cross-cultural analysis of gender roles, while focusing on non-Western societies, using data from other societies to better understand the gender system of our own culture.

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Days of Revolution: Political Unrest in an Iranian Village

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Can private and public interests be reconciled in economic organization or will the individualism of homo economicus inevitably prevail? Awards are for up to 12 months and for a maximum of $50,000. Thus, when in a sample of fifty societies with “exclusive matrilineal descent with exogamy” only 42 per cent conformed to the expected pattern, Murdock nevertheless claims that this correlation “tends to occur” and the theorem is thereby “conclusively validated” (Murdock 1949, pp. 166–167).

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Strange Reciprocity: Mainstreaming Women's Work in Tepotzlan

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It took a few more tries, but he finally managed to produce something passable. On the basis of this repression also characterized Samoan adolescence. Fortunately, Slytherins by and large did not need to be nurtured. The second effect was a renewal of attention to and interest in the everyday world of appearances, which now becomes the only possible object of human knowledge and concern. Archaeology is the branch of Anthropology that studies the history of human societies through their material remains.

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