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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 ...

Tourism

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...

Trans Studies in Anthroplogy

Elijah Adiv Edelman

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Trans Studies in AnthropologyIntroductionTrans studies—or research on the experiences, identities, and practices of transgender, transsexual, trans*, ...

Transnationalism

Bayo Holsey

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Transnationalism ...

Tree-Ring Dating

Stephen Nash

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Tree-Ring DatingIntroductionDendrochronology, the study of tree-time, is a multidisciplinary science providing chronometric, environmental, behavioral...

Turner, Edith L. B.

Stephen D. Glazier

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Edith L. B. TurnerIntroductionAnthropologist Edith L. B. Turner (b. 1921–d. 2016) is known for her ethnographic fieldwork among the Ndembu of (then) N...

Turner, Victor

Graham St. John

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Victor Turner Introduction Victor W. Turner (b. 1920–d. 1983) was a symbolic anthropologist whose comparative investigations of ritual and cul...

Urban Anthropology

Mérida M. Rúa, Arlene Torres

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Urban AnthropologyIntroductionUrban anthropology investigates cities and the sociocultural experiences and practices of urban dwellers in relation to ...

Value

Karen Sykes

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

ValueIntroductionThe anthropology of value differs from its study in economics and philosophy. It can be said that these disciplines compete to create...

Violence

Deborah A. Thomas

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Violence Introduction One of the hallmarks of the contemporary moment is a pervasive sense of the anarchic proliferation of, if not an actual i...

Virtual Ethnography

Bianca Williams

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Virtual Ethnography Introduction In the early 1990s, there was a small group of anthropologists calling for the discipline to take seriously t...

Visual Anthropology

Chihab El Khachab

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Visual Anthropology Introduction Visual anthropology can be broadly understood as the anthropological study of the visual and the visual study ...

Whorfian Hypothesis

Daniel Casasanto

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Whorfian Hypothesis Introduction The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis (a.k.a. the Whorfian hypothesis) concerns the relationship between language and tho...

Willey, Gordon

Damien B. Marken

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Gordon Willey Introduction Gordon Randolph Willey (b. 1913–d. 2002) was an American archaeologist best known for his pioneering studies of New...

Witchcraft

Isak Niehaus

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Witchcraft Introduction Witchcraft refers to a belief in the perpetration of harm by persons through mystical means. The history of witch perse...

Wolf, Eric R.

Josiah McC. Heyman

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Eric R. Wolf Introduction Eric R. Wolf (b. 1923–d. 1999) received a BA in anthropology from Queens College, City University of New York, and a ...

Writing Culture

Olaf Zenker

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Writing Culture Introduction Writing Culture is the title of a highly influential volume, edited by James Clifford and George Marcus in 1986...

Youth Culture

Shalini Shankar

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Youth Culture Introduction The anthropological study of youth began as part of broader inquiries about life cycle, ritual, personhood, and gen...

Zora Neale Hurston and Visual Anthropology

Autumn Womack

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Zora Neale Hurston and Visual AnthropologyIntroductionIn 1925, shortly after arriving in New York City, Zora Neale Hurston enrolled in Barnard College...

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