Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Anthropology of Masculinity: How it’s done
∙ Traditional roles for women employed by an NFL teamCheerleading ∙ Non-traditional roleCoach or actually play
Anthropology of Masculinity: Division of Labor
∙ Best practices: treat division of labor as fluid, subject to varying constructions of gender, practical concerns, degrees of informality, and situational change.
∙ An Agta woman hunts
o Only when supplies are low
o Machetes and dogs to hunt wild pigs
Anthropology of Masculinity: Fathering Don't forget about the age old question of Who suggested that radiant energy is only emitted or absorbed in discrete quantities like small packages?
∙ Men are not “supposed” to take on parenting roles
o Avoid being affectionate
o Nahua fathers break the stereotype
Anthropology of Masculinity: Homosociality ∙ Men-only environments
Anthropology of Masculinity: Potential Pitfalls Sex, Gender Roles and Biology
Early Anthropology: Dubious Beginnings
∙ Differences between civilizations and small scale societies. ∙ Anthropometry
o Hard science to prove these distinctions
∙ Charles Darwin
∙ Lewis Henry Morgan
o Social Evolutionism (1877): the idea that culture develops in a uniform, progressive manner. Progression of a society coincides with technological development If you want to learn more check out What are the 2 general types of crimes?
Don't forget about the age old question of Transformation is initiated by the recipient. the donor is not involved because it is dead. this is often how bacteria acquire antibacterial resistance. why?
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o Progress according to Social Evolutionism
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Savages: hunting & gathering, pottery, low technology Barbarians: domestication of plants & animals,
Civilizations: states societies, writing, monumental
o Promiscuitymatrilinealitymonogamous patrilineality ∙ E.E. Evans-Pritchard
o Functionalism: theory that societies are analogous to organisms, such that each component has evolved to serve a purpose. When all components perform properly, a society will be sustained in equilibrium.
o Men as breadwinners, involved in public society, authority. ∙ Interrogating the Suppositions