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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...

HIV/AIDS

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...

Human Rights

Samuel Martínez, Catherine Buerger

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Human RightsIntroductionOnce considered a topic that held little interest for cultural anthropologists, human rights became a focus of growing anthrop...

Human Rights Films

Nancy Lipkin Stein

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Human Rights FilmsIntroductionWhat defines a human rights film, and how does one go about setting the criteria? Here, the selected websites, festival ...

Humanistic Anthropology

Frederic Gleach

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Humanistic Anthropology ...

Hurston, Zora Neale

Oneka LaBennett

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Zora Neale HurstonIntroductionZora Neale Hurston was a dynamic interdisciplinary writer and ethnographer who earned acclaim during the Harlem Renaissa...

Identity

Melanie Griffiths

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Identity Introduction Anthropologists have long been fascinated by how individuals and collectives understand and construct themselves and one...

Identity Politics

Vasiliki Neofotistos

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Identity Politics Introduction Identity politics, also commonly referred to as the politics of identity or identity-based politics, is a phras...

Indigeneity

Paulette F. Steeves

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

IndigeneityIntroductionThere are minimally 370 million Indigenous people in the world. The term Indigenous was not used to identify human groups until...

Industrial Archaeology

Marilyn Palmer

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Industrial ArchaeologyIntroductionIndustrial archaeology is a relatively new field, originating in the United Kingdom in the 1950s, when the postwar p...

Institutions

Katie Rose Hejtmanek

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

InstitutionsIntroductionAnthropology recognizes two kinds of institutions: total institutions and social institutions. Presently, the term institution...

Interpretive Anthropology

Neni Panourgiá

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Interpretive Anthropology Introduction “Interpretive anthropology” refers to the specific approach to ethnographic writing and practice interre...

Intertextuality and Interdiscursivity

Michael Prentice, Meghanne Barker

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Intertextuality and InterdiscursivityIntroductionIntertextuality, along with its kin term, interdiscursivity, has been one of the most widely circulat...

Kinship

Robert Parkin

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Kinship Introduction Kinship has traditionally been one of the key topics in social and cultural anthropology. There are two principal reasons ...

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