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Cargo Cults

Lamont Lindstrom

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Cargo Cults Introduction When the Second World War ended in 1945, anthropologists resumed their studies of Pacific Island societies with new i...

Caribbean

Aisha Khan

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Caribbean Introduction The Caribbean region, also at times referred to as the Atlantic World, consists of populations residing in the islands ...

Christianity, Anthropology of

Simon Coleman

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Anthropology of Christianity Introduction Anthropologists have studied examples of Christian worship ever since the early days of the discipli...

Cobb, William Montague

Rachel Watkins

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

William Montague Cobb Introduction William Montague Cobb (b. 12 October 1904–d. 20 November 1990) was the first African American to receive a ...

Cognitive Anthropology

Giovanni Bennardo

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Cognitive Anthropology Introduction Cognitive anthropology is the study of human cognition in cultural and cross-cultural contexts. Cognition i...

Commodities

Jennifer Patico

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Commodities Introduction The anthropology of commodities has a significant history, although it has picked up pace and intensity since the 198...

Consumerism

Jo Littler

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Consumerism Introduction “Consumerism” is a word with multiple meanings and histories. To begin with, it is frequently conflated with “consump...

Culture

Hai Ren

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Culture Introduction Culture is a term that describes and characterizes various ways in which human differences and similarities are recognized...

Culture, Popular

Elizabeth ErkenBrack, Rebecca Pardo, John L. Jackson

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Popular Culture Introduction An ambiguous concept by most accounts, “popular culture” first became a widely used term in the mid-19th century i...

Dance Ethnography

Helena Wulff

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Dance Ethnography Introduction An understanding of dance ethnography is twofold. First, it refers to the systematic face-to-face research of d...

Diaspora

Jemima Pierre

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Diaspora Introduction Diaspora is a term used to describe the mass, often involuntary, dispersal of a population from a center (or homeland) t...

Digital Anthropology

Tom Boellstorff

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Digital Anthropology Introduction Digital anthropology is an emerging field focused on the Internet-related transformations that make possible...

Douglas, Mary

Perri 6, Paul Richards

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Mary Douglas Introduction Mary Douglas b. 1921–d. 2007 was an anthropologist and social theorist working in the Durkheimian tradition. Most an...

Drake, St. Clair

Aimee Meredith Cox

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

St. Clair Drake Introduction John Gibbs St. Clair Drake’s groundbreaking scholarship continues to be highly influential in the theoretical fram...

Economic Anthropology

Chris Hann

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Economic Anthropology Introduction Economic anthropology emerged in the 20th century at the interface between sociocultural anthropology (here...

Environmental Anthropology

Tracey Heatherington

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Environmental Anthropology Introduction Environmental anthropology deals broadly with culture and environment. Early anthropologists were inter...

Ethics

Leslie E. Sponsel

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Ethics Introduction Ethics in anthropology basically reflects general moral principles of what is bad and what is good in terms of what one sho...

Ethnoarchaeology

Kodzo Gavua

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Ethnoarchaeology Introduction Ethnoarchaeology is the strategic gathering and studying of ethnographic data on human behavior and its ramificat...

Ethnocentrism

Elizabeth Elliott Cooper

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Ethnocentrism Introduction Ethnocentrism is a term applied to the cultural or ethnic bias—whether conscious or unconscious—in which an individu...

Ethnography

John L. Jackson

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Ethnography Introduction Ethnography is a term that often is employed to describe both a recognizable literary genre within the social sciences...

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