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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...

Ethnomusicology

Louise Meintjes, Ana María Ochoa, Thomas Porcello, David W. Samuels

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Ethnomusicology Introduction Questions concerning the social significance of music have a long history within the interdisciplinary field of e...

Ethnoscience

John Trumper

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Ethnoscience Introduction Ethnology and ethnography have existed as words and concepts since 1830–1850. Ethnobotany, a name with tentative def...

Evans-Pritchard, E. E.

Roger Just

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

E.E. Evans-Pritchard Introduction Sir Edward Evans Evans-Pritchard (b. 1902–d. 1973), known to his friends, colleagues, and students as “E-P,” ...

Evolution, Cultural

Alex Mesoudi

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Cultural Evolution Introduction “Cultural evolution” is the idea that human cultural change––that is, changes in socially transmitted beliefs, ...

Evolutionary Theory

Jonathan Marks

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Evolutionary Theory Introduction Evolutionary theory is often distinguished from the fact of the historical, genealogical relationships among ...

Feminist Anthropology

Lisa Anderson-Levy

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Feminist Anthropology Introduction Feminist anthropology is simultaneously a critique of male as well as Euro-centered and biased anthropology;...

Film, Ethnographic

Matthew Durington

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Ethnographic Film Introduction Ethnographic film is the visual manifestation of anthropological practice organized into a lineal and moving me...

Folklore

Simon J. Bronner

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Folklore Introduction Folklore as a scholarly term is used in a broad sense to refer to all forms of traditional knowledge: that is, culturall...

Francophonie

Kathe Managan

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Francophonie Introduction The term “Francophonie” can be used to refer broadly to French-speaking areas, especially those outside of France, o...

Geertz, Clifford

Matthew D. Thompson

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Clifford Geertz Introduction Clifford Geertz (b. 1926–d. 2006) has had a tremendous impact on cultural anthropology and, more generally, all of...

Gender

Rebecca L. Upton

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Gender Introduction Gender is a key concept in the discipline of anthropology. Sex and gender are defined differently in anthropology, the form...

Gene Flow

Blaine Maley

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Gene Flow Introduction Gene flow is a term that describes mechanisms of gene transfer from one population to another. In anthropology, gene fl...

Genetics

Omer Gokcumen

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Genetics Introduction The inherited traits that shape human variation have been a major focus of anthropologists and biologists alike. Recently...

Genocide

Jeff Benvenuto, Alex Hinton

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Genocide Introduction Genocide is one of the most serious problems confronting humanity. It has produced extreme suffering, hundreds of m...

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