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Mendel, Gregor

Anne Buchanan, Kenneth Weiss

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Gregor Mendel Introduction Gregor Mendel (b. 1822–d. 1884) was an Augustinian friar from what is now the Czech Republic. He became known posth...

Marriage

Nancy E. Levine

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Marriage Introduction The anthropological study of marriage has undergone a series of transformations over the past 150 years, as have individ...

Public Sociocultural Anthropologies

Peggy Reeves Sanday

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Public Sociocultural Anthropologies Introduction In its early history as a distinct social science discipline, anthropology’s public outreach c...

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...

Missionization

James S. Bielo

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Missionization Introduction Missionization is a term that references a historical process of religious evangelism. The term most often refers ...

Militarism, Anthropology and

David Price

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Anthropology and Militarism ...

Political Anthropology

Ajantha Subramanian

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Political Anthropology Introduction Political anthropology emphasizes context, process, and scale. The field has been most concerned with the c...

Language and Law

Justin B. Richland, Anna Weichselbraun

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Language and Law Introduction The emergence since the 1970s of social scientific and humanistic studies of law that orient to its linguistic, ...

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...

Social Anthropology (British Tradition)

Henrika Kuklick

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Social Anthropology (British Tradition) Introduction Social anthropology has been one of Great Britain’s most successful intellectual exports. ...

Malinowski, Bronislaw

Chris Holdsworth

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Bronisław Malinowski Introduction Bronisław Malinowski (b. 1884–d. 1942) is arguably the most influential anthropologist of the 20th century, ...

Social Movements

Yarimar Bonilla

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Social Movements Introduction Within anthropology the literature on social movements has examined a wide arrange of processes and practices of ...

Sexuality

Richard G. Parker, Laura R. Murray

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Sexuality Introduction Research on sexuality (and related topics such as gender, reproduction, and kinship relations) has figured prominently i...

Capitalism

Donald Robotham

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Capitalism Introduction The study of capitalism covers a wide range of issues from the economic to the civilizational which can easily overwhe...

Migration

Tilman Lanz

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Migration ...

Urban Anthropology

Mérida M. Rúa, Arlene Torres

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Urban Anthropology Introduction Urban anthropology investigates cities and the sociocultural experiences and practices of urban dwellers in rel...

Writing Culture

Olaf Zenker

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Writing Culture Introduction Writing Culture is the title of a highly influential volume, edited by James Clifford and George Marcus in 1986...

Humanistic Anthropology

Frederic Gleach

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Humanistic Anthropology ...

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...

Visual Anthropology

Marcus Banks

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Visual Anthropology Introduction Visual anthropology can be broadly understood as the anthropological study of the visual and the visual study ...