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Through this combination of classroom and field work, BYU’s Anthropology Program trains students in current methods and theory and teaches them the critical analysis skills necessary for many careers, including further academic work in anthropology. S. degrees, as well as a minor in sociology. Human Rights in Cross-Cultural Perspective. This occurs when people immigrate and keep as many original cultural traits as possible. Gender roles, transnational migrations, social movements, international relations and religion are explored.

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Publisher: Mercer University Press (August 30, 2007)

ISBN: 0881460583

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