Notes chapter 1Anthro fields and methods
Notes chapter 1Anthro fields and methods Anthropology 1010
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ANTHROPOLOGY is Holistic 0 quotstudy of humankind in all times and placesquot Anthropos quotman mankind human humanityquot Logos explanation Culture traditions and customs transmitted through learning Two sides of Anthropology H ANTHROPLOGY Fields and Methods Anthropology s Sub elds Sociocultural PhysicalBiological Archaeology Linguistic Anthropology takes a quotcross culturalquot perspective Scienti c Method a scienti c idea is one that is potentially falsi able based on empirical data Test Hypothesis testable Consider theories based on validated hypothesis to acceptinterpret observations ChaHenges Different sometimes dif cult physical conditions Funding Local Political Conditions Ethical considerations Culture quotshockquot Physical Anthropology quotthe study of human biological variation in timespacequot How we are relateddifferent Study animals How did we become humane Study remains ways that bodies are affected study of genes amp genetic relationships rely on any kind of material as evidence A place that people used in the past and where there is material or environmental evidence for that use How Archaeology works locating sites 0 Getting permission Recordingcollecting data Curation amp Analysis Ethnography a detailed description of a particular culture based on eldwork Participant observation living eating sleeping active in community taking notes analyze Enthnology the study and analysis of different cultures from a comparative or historical point of view Linguistic Anthropology The study of human languages and how language intersects with culture 0 Language is distinct to humans talk about past present transmit ideas over generations Applied anthropology Application of anthro to identify assess amp solve contemporary social problems Focuses on use of anthropological knowledge to the non academic world Applied Archeology Salvaging threatened sites on public private land being developed built up etc Preservation restoration eduation Forensic Anthropology Criminal investigations 0 Mass graves natural sciences Genocides Corporate Anthropology Organizational culture technoogica change corporate values and goals hierachies and power relationships reationships w local amp global communities Medical Anthropology Public Healh health differences in communities Underground solutions Enviromental Anthropology Climate change cultural variation community sustainability