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Dalit Studies

Surinder S. Jodhka, Ujithra Ponniah

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Dalit StudiesIntroductionThe term Dalit has come to be used in relation to the cluster of communities located at the lower end of the hierarchy in the...

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...

de Heusch, Luc

Patrick Laviolette, Pierre de Maret

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Luc De Heusch Introduction A polymath in the true sense of the term, the Belgian Luc de Heusch (b. 1927–d. 2012) was a distinguished social an...


Michele Piazzai, Marilena Vecco

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

DeaccessioningIntroductionDeaccessioning is the technical term referring to the expulsion of objects from museum collections. This would be considered...


Elizabeth Chin

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

DesignIntroductionIf anthropology is about anything humans have ever done from the emergence of primates until now, design covers a territory that is ...

Design, Anthropology and

Todd E. Nicewonger

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Anthropology and Design Introduction While anthropological studies of design expertise are not new, recent publications, conferences, and onli...


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, Ethiraj Dattatreyan

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...

Disability and Deaf Studies and Anthropology

Leila Monaghan

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Disability and Deaf Studies and AnthropologyIntroductionThis article presents works on Deaf culture and language and disability topics of interest to ...

Douglas, Mary

Perri 6, Paul Richards

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

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

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...


Gordon Ingram

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Dreaming Introduction The topic of dreaming was relatively marginalized by most anthropologists for much of the 20th century. Since the 1980s,...

Durkheim and the Anthropology of Religion

Paul-Francois Tremlett

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Durkheim and the Anthropology of ReligionIntroductionÉmile Durkheim (b. 1858–d. 1917) is regarded, alongside Max Weber, as a founder of the discipline...

Economic Anthropology

Chris Hann

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Economic AnthropologyIntroductionEconomic anthropology emerged in the 20th century at the interface between sociocultural anthropology (hereafter anth...

Embodied/Virtual Environments

Kara Miller

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Embodied/Virtual EnvironmentsIntroductionThis article by no means serves to account for theories on virtual technologies or virtual design but, rather...


Anna Harris

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

EmbodimentIntroductionEmbodiment is a concept in constant motion, threading through swaths of literature from anthropology, cultural studies, philosop...

Emotion, Anthropology of

Olivier Allard

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Anthropology of EmotionIntroductionEmotions have always appeared in anthropological monographs—in the study of kinship or ritual, for example—but for ...

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...

Environmental Justice and Indigeneity

Deborah McGregor, Nicole Latulippe, Mahisha Sritharan

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2021-06-23

Environmental Justice and IndigeneityIntroduction: Indigenous Environmental JusticeIndigenous environmental justice (IEJ) is distinct from the broader...


Leslie E. Sponsel

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

EthicsIntroductionEthics in anthropology basically reflects general moral principles of what is bad and what is good in terms of what one should not d...

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