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Settler Colonialism

Tate A. LeFevre

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Settler Colonialism Introduction Though often conflated with colonialism more generally, settler colonialism is a distinct imperial formation....

Sex Estimation

Natalie Langley, Beatrix Dudzik

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Sex EstimationIntroductionSex estimation is the process of assessing whether skeletal remains are biologically male or female. Biological anthropologi...


Richard G. Parker, Laura R. Murray

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Sexuality Introduction Research on sexuality (and related topics such as gender, reproduction, and kinship relations) has figured prominently i...


Donald Pollock

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

ShamanismIntroductionShamanism has been regarded as one of the world’s oldest religions as well as one of its newest; evidence of shamanic practice ha...

Skeletal Age Estimation

George Milner, Sara M. Getz

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Skeletal Age EstimationIntroductionKnowing—more properly, estimating—the ages of skeletons from archaeological and forensic contexts is essential, but...

Social Anthropology (British Tradition)

Henrika Kuklick

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Social Anthropology (British Tradition) Introduction Social anthropology has been one of Great Britain’s most successful intellectual exports. ...

Social Movements

Yarimar Bonilla

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Social Movements Introduction Within anthropology the literature on social movements has examined a wide arrange of processes and practices of ...


Bambi Chapin, Christine El Ouardani, Kathleen Barlow

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

SocializationIntroductionSocialization refers to the process through which people develop culturally patterned understandings, behaviors, values, and ...

Society for Visual Anthropology, History of

Stephanie Takaragawa

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

History of Society for Visual AnthropologyIntroductionThe Society for Visual Anthropology (SVA) was founded as a section of the American Anthropologic...

Socio-Cultural Approaches to the Anthropology of Reproduction

Elise Andaya, Mounia El Kotni

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Socio-Cultural Approaches to the Anthropology of ReproductionIntroductionAttention to reproduction within anthropology emerged in early cross-cultural...


Kara Becker

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Sociolinguistics Introduction Sociolinguistics is the study of language in culture and society, within the field of linguistics. In its broad ...

Sound Ethnography

Kimberly Powell, Walter Gershon

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Sound EthnographyIntroductionOften referred to as sonic ethnography, sound ethnography is the methodological, theoretical, epistemological, and ontolo...

Space and Place

Denise Lawrence-Zuniga

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Space and PlaceIntroductionThe study of space and place as distinct dimensions of culture apart from ethnographic accounts has since the 1990s spawned...

Stable Isotopes

Eric Bartelink

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Stable IsotopesIntroductionStable isotope analysis refers broadly to a series of chemical methods used to study phenomena such as earth systems, the h...

Stan Brakhage and Ethnographic Praxis

Roxanne Varzi, Andrew McGrath

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Stan Brakhage and Ethnographic PraxisIntroductionStan Brakhage (b. 1933–d. 2003) was a visual artist and filmmaker who embodied many of the theoretica...


Liam D. Murphy

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Structuralism Introduction Few schools of anthropological theory are as closely identified with the work of one individual as structuralism (o...

Sub-Saharan Africa, Democracy in

Amber Reed

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Democracy in Sub-Saharan AfricaIntroductionIndependence from colonial governments happened in rather quick succession across the African continent, ro...

Surrealism and Anthropology

Jeremy MacClancy

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Surrealism and AnthropologyIntroductionSurrealism was a failed revolution, which changed our world. It was less a programmatic ideology than an evolvi...

Technological Organization

Caroline Spry, Nicola Stern

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Technological OrganizationIntroductionIn the English-speaking world, technological organization—also referred to as the organization of technology—is ...


Carla Guerrón Montero

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

TourismIntroductionAnthropology has expanded and changed radically by including within its purview the study of tourism. In spite of the ubiquitous na...

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