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Political Anthropology

Ajantha Subramanian

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Political Anthropology Introduction Political anthropology emphasizes context, process, and scale. The field has been most concerned with the c...

Postprocessual Archaeology

Robert W. Preucel

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Post-processual ArchaeologyIntroductionPost-processual archaeology refers to an intellectual movement in Anglo-American archaeology that emerged in th...


Gareth Euan Hamilton

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

PostsocialismIntroductionTrying to give a simple definition of postsocialism is not simple, which is not merely academic poise—in the texts that are s...

Poverty, Culture of

Dana-Ain Davis

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Culture of Poverty Introduction The term culture of poverty emerged in 1959 to explain why people were poor. The culture of poverty concept del...


Christina J. Campbell

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Primatology Introduction Primatology, the scientific study of the members of the order Primates is, by its very nature, a multidisciplinary fie...

Primitivism and Race in Ethnographic Film: A Decolonial Re-visioning

Arjun Shankar

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Primitivism and Race in Ethnographic Film: A Decolonial Re-visioningIntroductionEthnographic film, given its history as a vestige of colonial visual c...

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...

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