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Processual Archaeology

William H. Krieger

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Processual ArchaeologyIntroductionProcessual archaeology (also known as new or scientific archaeology) is a theoretical movement rooted in the 1960s–1...


Asifa Majid

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Psycholinguistics Introduction Talking and listening appear to be easy and effortless. What could be simpler? However, the apparent simplicity...

Psychological Anthropology

Andrew Beatty

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Psychological AnthropologyIntroductionPsychological anthropology is the study of psychological topics using anthropological concepts and methods. Amon...

Public Archaeology

Jeremy A. Sabloff

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Public Archaeology Introduction Public archaeology refers to those aspects of the broad field of archaeology that relate to the public interest...

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...


Ryan Cecil Jobson

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

RaceIntroductionThe study of race has defined anthropology since its formalization as an academic discipline in the 19th century. The early history of...


Andrew Buckser

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Religion Introduction Religion represents an ideal subject for anthropologists. It is, on the one hand, a human universal—all groups of people...

Religion and Post-Socialism

Tobias Köllner

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Religion and Post-socialismIntroductionDespite all the differences between different socialist states and different periods, one important feature of ...

Religious Conversion

Henri Gooren

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Religious ConversionIntroductionReligious conversion is a process that entails a change in religious affiliation, worldview, and identity. In turn, th...


Cara Krmpotich

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

RepatriationIntroductionRepatriation is the return of persons, material heritage, and/or associated knowledge to its place of origins. Within anthropo...

Reproductive and Maternal Health in Anthropology

Maya Unnithan

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Reproductive and Maternal Health in AnthropologyIntroductionIn anthropology, the subject of maternal health is diffused within the broader areas of th...

Reproductive Technologies

Amy Speier, Caridad Zamarripa

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Reproductive TechnologiesIntroductionReproductive technologies are those technologies that aid in animal and human reproduction. Assisted reproductive...

Rhetoric Culture Theory

Christian Meyer, Felix Girke, Michał Mokrzan

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Rhetoric Culture TheoryIntroductionA world in which the truth was certain, the past known, the future transparent, and identity unambiguous might be t...

Rural Anthropology

Sarah E. Cunningham, Nancy R. Rosenberger

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Rural Anthropology Introduction Anthropologists have long examined rural problems and issues. Although much of life today is defined by the ur...

Sahlins, Marshall

Alex Golub

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Marshall Sahlins Introduction Marshall Sahlins (b. 1930–) is an American anthropologist who played a major role in the development of anthropo...

Sapir, Edward

Sean O'Neill

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Edward SapirIntroductionEdward Sapir was the premier linguist among the first generation of American anthropologists. Trained by Franz Boas himself—a ...


Alison Cool

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Scandinavia Introduction Scandinavia, a region of Northern Europe, includes Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. In English, the term Scandinavia is o...

Science Studies

Michael Fortun

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Science Studies Introduction Behind the seeming concision and coherence of the name “science studies” lies multi-, inter-, and transdisciplina...


Abby Day, Simon Coleman

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Secularization Introduction Put most simply, secularization refers to the notion of a society becoming less religious over time, while secular...


Douglas Glick

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Semiotics Introduction Semiotics is broadly concerned with how signs mediate meaningful relationships in human minds, in social interactions, ...

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