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Federal Indian Law

Leo Killsback

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Federal Indian LawIntroductionFederal Indian law (FIL), also known as American Indian law, is the body of doctrine that regulates the political relati...

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...


Simon J. Bronner

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

FolkloreIntroductionFolklore as a scholarly term is used in a broad sense to refer to manifestations of traditional knowledge: that is, cultural pract...


Brad Weiss

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

FoodIntroductionThe study of food is at once a classic theme in anthropological theorizing, as well as a burgeoning field in contemporary ethnography....

Forensic Anthropology

Nicholas Márquez-Grant, Vail Johnson

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Forensic AnthropologyIntroductionForensic anthropology (or “forensic physical anthropology,” some may argue) can be defined as the application of phys...


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...

Frazer, Sir James George

Robert Segal

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Sir James George FrazerIntroductionJames George Frazer was the son of a prosperous Scottish pharmacist. He was educated at the University of Glasgow a...

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...


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...

Gender and Religion

Sophie Bjork-James

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Gender and ReligionIntroductionGender is central to most religious orders. In turn, religions have a significant impact on gendered relations. The stu...

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...


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...


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...

GIS and Archaeology

Edward Gonzalez-Tennant

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

GIS and ArchaeologyIntroductionGeographic (sometimes geographical or spatial) information systems (GIS) refer to hardware, software, and practices rel...

Global Health

Ramah McKay

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Global HealthIntroductionThe term global health encompasses a variety of meanings, including the impact of globalization on health as well as threats ...


Gregory S. Gullette

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Globalization Introduction In effect, globalization is the development and proliferation of complex, interdependent international connections c...

Gluckman, Max

Emanuel Marx

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Max GluckmanIntroductionMax (Herman) Gluckman (b. 1911–d. 1975) was a South African who became a pathbreaking British social anthropologist. In his st...

Graphic Anthropology

Coleman Nye

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2021-06-23

Graphic AnthropologyIntroductionGraphic anthropology, broadly construed, approaches drawing as a mode of anthropological inquiry. Most commonly, drawi...


Amy Malek

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

GrassIntroductionSeeking to capture a “natural drama” of epic proportions, in 1924 three American explorers spurred by wanderlust—Merian C. Cooper, Er...

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