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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...

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...

Virtual Ethnography

Bianca Williams

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Virtual Ethnography Introduction In the early 1990s, there was a small group of anthropologists calling for the discipline to take seriously t...

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...

Relativism, Cultural

Mayanthi Fernando

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Cultural Relativism Introduction In a 1580 essay called “On the Cannibals,” early Enlightenment thinker Michel de Montaigne posited that men a...

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, ...

Wolf, Eric R.

Josiah McC. Heyman

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Eric R. Wolf Introduction Eric R. Wolf (b. 1923–d. 1999) received a BA in anthropology from Queens College, City University of New York, and a ...

Youth Culture

Shalini Shankar

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Youth Culture Introduction The anthropological study of youth began as part of broader inquiries about life cycle, ritual, personhood, and gen...

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...

Transnationalism

Bayo Holsey

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Transnationalism ...

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...

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;...

Human Evolution

Jonathan Marks

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Human Evolution Introduction The changes from Miocene ape to modern person, over several million years, make up the subject matter of human evo...

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...

Morgan, Lewis Henry

Robert Launay

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Lewis Henry Morgan Introduction Lewis Henry Morgan (b. 1818–d. 1881) is considered one of the founding fathers of modern anthropology. As a you...

Sociolinguistics

Kara Becker

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Sociolinguistics Introduction Sociolinguistics is the study of language in culture and society, within the field of linguistics. In its broad ...

Bioarchaeology

Kristina Killgrove

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Bioarchaeology Introduction The study of the human bodies of past cultures, bioarchaeology became a major research area in the social sciences...

Material Culture

Sophie Woodward

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Material Culture Introduction The study of material culture centers upon objects, their properties, and the materials that they are made of, a...

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...

Linguistic Anthropology

Valentina Pagliai

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Linguistic Anthropology Introduction Alternatively called linguistic anthropology or anthropological linguistics, this subfield of anthropology...

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