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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...

Healing and Religion

Dori-Michelle Beeler, Jojan L. Jonker

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Healing and ReligionIntroductionThe etymology of the term “healing” dates back to 900 ce with references pointing to northwestern Europe. Historically...

Health and Social Stratification

Carlos Martinez, Seth M. Holmes

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Health and Social StratificationIntroductionSince the beginnings of sociocultural anthropology, curiosities have been stoked by the question of why cu...

Health Policy, Anthropology of

Jessica Mulligan, Ingrid Brugnoli-Ensin

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Anthropology of Health PolicyIntroductionGiven its holistic orientation, most medical anthropology touches upon politics: how power organizes systems ...

Heritage Language

Thea Strand, Michael Wroblewski

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Heritage LanguageIntroductionHeritage languages include the languages of many indigenous populations, as well as those of immigrants and their descend...


Thurka Sangaramoorthy

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

HIV/AIDSIntroductionAcquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) represents a group of conditions that occur as a result of severe immunosuppression rela...

House Museums

Andrea Terry

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

House MuseumsIntroductionHouse museums are dwellings that are museumized and account for 10 to 15 percent of all museums around the world. Their locat...

Human Adaptability

Daniel E. Brown

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Human Adaptability Introduction The field of human adaptability is a subdiscipline within the broader field of biological anthropology. Human a...

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...

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