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    advancements allowing them to be better doctors because of it. Human cloning is a great example in the sense that technology and medicine have advanced to allow us to make human cloning possible, but with interdisciplinary studies of humanities and the social sciences doctors can predict the problems that may come along with such medical advancements such as genetic damage, psychological complications to the clone, and unpredictable family relations. Comparative methodologies of different fields…

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    teaching Humanities, and Health and Physical Education [HHPE], as it is in the key learning areas of HHPE that cultural and social awareness and fairness play vital roles in both the subject itself, and the method of its delivery. In teaching HHPE, it is necessary to be mindful both of the content being taught, along with the way it is taught, to ensure that cultural, social, academic, physical, religious and gender based assumptions are neutrally acknowledged and are given an open and unbiased…

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    An ongoing controversial, yet discriminative issue exists within the United States. For years, females have been unfairly mistreated in the workforce, as they claim to be victims of the ill-famed gender income gap. The gender stratification of income causes females to be paid significantly less than their male counterparts, regardless of their educational attainment and occupation. It is tremendously a difficult situation to be a female currently residing in the United States. Just because an…

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    Erving Goffman is considered as “one of the twentieth century’s most remarkable practitioners of social science” (Smith, 2006:1), and is known worldwide for his works, “The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life”. This publication pioneered his perspective on social interaction and the concept of self, and throughout these works, he aimed to outline the way that he believed social life works and essentially how it is made up. Moreover, these works presented ideas in which had not been previously…

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    Both Symbolic anthropology and Postmodern Anthropology had huge effects on the theory and practice of anthropology in the 60’s and 70’s. Beginning with symbolic anthropology and moving through he post-modern movement we see from the work of anthropologists such as Geertz that these movements created major challenges for anthropological theory and practice. In this essay I will Firstly debate the challenges that symbolic anthropology and postmodernism posed to anthropological theory and then…

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    Starting with the past, anthropology is the study of human kind, as well as the study of evolution. This is the discipline that is responsible for finding Lucy, our oldest known ancestor, and actually, the social scientist that found Lucy was Mary Leakey, the wife of Louis Leakey, who was also a social scientist, and as a result they made sure they did not work in the same area, as they did not want their discoveries to be taken from their spouse. This field is known for helping people…

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    Kabyle Sociology

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    Weakening of the territory’s link, but persistence of the territorial identities In order to understand the Kabyle collectives’ dynamics on the Internet, we need to look at the sociology of immigration. The Sayad (1977) showed that the first two generations of Kabyle immigrants in France were strongly connected with their country of origin. The relation with the territory of Algeria, Kabylia and more specifically with the village of origin was mainly characterized by the hope and the project of…

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    Michel Foucault is a French philosopher and social theorist. Some of his important ideas he put forward are ideas Disciplinary institution, Genealogy, Governmentality, Power-Knowledge relationship, Objectification of subject. Foucault says that his main goal of his work is to understand how human beings are made subjects. He says, “the goal of my work during the last twenty years has not been to analyze the phenomena of power, nor to elaborate the foundations of such an analysis. My…

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    the highlights of my inquiry outside of class was at Lutheran Higher Education. During the Lutheran Studies Conference, it was argued that PLU has a "narrative" (essentially shared culture, norms, and experiences) that fits only a specific type of social group (White-oriented culture) and that does not reflect the whole PLU community. There 's a counter narrative that appears, including students of color and different backgrounds have their own narratives that are equally as important and valued…

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    To engage students in issues of oppression for social change was my rationale for teaching social studies, and this book can inspire teacher alike to rethink what they know about education. I would recommend that teachers read this book due to its ability to reshape education into a powerful tool that can be used to empower…

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