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    Hamda Khan Paper 1 Current Political-Economic Context of Global Neoliberalism & The Anthropology of Development In the last few decades the political geography of the globe has been completely transformed as some of the vast areas that were once known as “colonies” turned into “less developed countries” (Cooper, Packard, 126). The initiation of development work brought about several challenges that were in the realm of expertise of social scientists, thus they started to work with governmental, international and private institutions to promote economic growth and beneficial social change in developing countries.…

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    Anthropological Relativism

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    on anthropological methods and theory itself. A greater attention to the nature of anthropology and a critical eye towards its practices was being established at this time. This introspection led to a multitude of traditionally accepted…

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    Anthropology study of human beings throughout history, whether in the past or in the present. A simpler way to put it is anthropology is the study of human beans their origin, societies, and cultures. Anthropology shows us how human beings no matter how different they are from our society and culture give meaning to their lives. In chapter 1 we learn the different applications of anthropology from linguistic anthropology to forensic anthropology. There are so many different divisions of…

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    Anthropology is the study of the full scope of human diversity and the application of that knowledge to help people of different backgrounds better understand on another (Guest). While Sociology is the study of the development, structure, and functioning of human society (Gilbert, 1998). Anthropology 103 and Sociology 202, all have many connecting elements that play an important role in connecting the courses together. Anthropology 103 mostly focuses on cultural anthropology which is very…

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    explained according to the functions that they contribute to social life as a whole. Points of Influence: A. Bronislaw Malinowski (1884-1942) a. Polish-British anthropologist, educated in Krakow under Wilhelm Wundt at the London School of Economics i. He established the ideal standards of anthropological fieldwork , demanding consistent, thorough, genuine engagement through “participant observation” b. He founded modern British anthropology…

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    Anthropology is the science of humans; this particular science is dedicated to the comparative study of humans as physical and cultural beings. Cultural anthropology and Physical anthropology are two distinct specialties within the broader discipline. Early on when anthropologists studied physical anthropology, they were studying humans as biological organisms based on fossil remains containing DNA. Cultural anthropology studies human beings by examining the culture of different groups and…

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    Anthropology Case Study

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    Final Writing Anthropology 103 3. What kinds of work would applied anthropologists pursue? Provide one example of applied work for each of the subfields of anthropology. What aspects of anthropology make it uniquely valuable in application to social problems? Anthropology and its different applications made the quantum leap, by comparing and contrasting crucial social issues around the globe. For instance, due to some anthropologists due diligence we can learn about the rites of passage,…

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    20th Century Anthropology

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    of the 20th century, contemporary anthropology was still highly effected by its colonial past. Despite various anthropologists making strides towards improvement of anthropological study, anthropology’s colonialist foundations still disseminated into contemporary work. Yet, in the late 20th century, numerous anthropologists made direct efforts to reject racialized methodologies, and, into 21st century anthropology, entire forms of perception began to considerably shift. According to Stephan…

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    wealth of knowledge, if let to gather dust, will surely fit a similar role of salvage anthropology. Saving the final glimpses of vanishing cultures in order to preserve and study these snapshots as a time capsule of humanity that once was. Observations are made, theories formulated, structures determined, but ultimately the result is merely academic enhancement. The express goal of anthropology is to study, not to serve humanity. While not necessarily where anthropology will go, but where it…

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    Cultural Anthropology and archaeology are two fields of study that have plenty in common with each other along with uncommon with each other. Both archeology and cultural anthropology focus on studying culture, the difference is these fields study them in different ways (Waweru). Cultural anthropology is a term that is in everyday lives and topics. When thinking of anthropology one may think of the study of extinct human cultures or the study of past human cultures commonly referred to as…

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