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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...


Kodzo Gavua

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Ethnoarchaeology Introduction Ethnoarchaeology is the strategic gathering and studying of ethnographic data on human behavior and its ramificat...


Elizabeth Baylor

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Ethnocentrism Introduction Ethnocentrism is a term applied to the cultural or ethnic bias—whether conscious or unconscious—in which an individu...

Ethnographic Documentary Production

Harjant S. Gill

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Ethnographic Documentary ProductionIntroductionThe term “documentary production” within anthropology characterizes the making and circulation of ethno...

Ethnographic Films from Iran

Persheng Sadegh-Vaziri

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2021-03-24

Ethnographic Films from IranIntroductionIranian ethnographic films began with a focus on preserving Iran’s diverse traditions and indigenous cultures....


John L. Jackson

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Ethnography Introduction Ethnography is a term that often is employed to describe both a recognizable literary genre within the social sciences...

Ethnography Apps and Games

Samuel Gerald Collins

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Ethnography Apps and GamesIntroductionAlthough there are numerous precedents in the history of anthropology, the presence of apps and games in ethnogr...

Ethnohistory and Historical Ethnography

Bronwen Douglas, Dario Di Rosa

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Ethnohistory and Historical EthnographyIntroductionThis article situates ethnohistory historically, conceptually, methodologically, and geographically...

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