Anthro Week 3 Notes
Anthro Week 3 Notes ANTH 103
Virginia Commonwealth University
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Vania Notetaker on Wednesday September 14, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to ANTH 103 at Virginia Commonwealth University taught by Dr. Matthew Pawlowicz in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 65 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Anthropology in ANTH at Virginia Commonwealth University.
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Anthro. Notes week 2 Medical Anthro. Disease as, scientific, physical element Looking into classification, treatment, understanding of causation Figuring out how to craft your interventions so it works with the local knowledge Biological Anthro. Study of human biology as a product of evolution Humans have evolved Explains cultural features BEWARE: adaptive trap Evolution is a blend of Darwin & Mendel’s ideas. Adapting to Environ. - Can live all over the world - Living at altitudes - Bergmann’s rule - Allen’s Rule - Not all biological diversity is adaptive Race and Culture What goes into racial classifications? - Skin color - Hair texture - Clothing - Eye color *Phenotype *Culture *Environment/ Ancestry *Vernacular Race in Brazil - Multiple categories (40 in a village of 750 people) - Reference phenotypes as well as clothing language and custom -Not harmony, do have discrimination, leading to more fixed self identifications, push towards “black pride”.