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Within the principle of holism, how does Anthropology differ from other social science disciplines? * Anthropology deals with the study of humanity as a whole. Specific areas of interest can include: some aspect of human biocultural evolution; biocultural adaptation to environmental or culture change; the causes and consequences of disease or physical violence in ancient or modern populations; past or contemporary patterns of health, nutrition, diet, and/or reproduction.

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Publisher: Scholar's Choice (February 17, 2015)

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By participating in the society, the anthropologist is able to view that society from the native's point of view. This perspective is often referred to as the emic view. At the same time, because the anthropologist is an outsider he or she can observe how people actually behave and not rely simply on how the people say they behave. This perspective is referred to as the etic view. In the past, anthropology was also distinguished by its concentration on non-western "traditional" cultures; today this emphasis is less prevalent as modern anthropologists also study western, industrialized societies Siam: Its Government, Manners, Customs, &c. - Scholar's Choice Edition online. However, after reading the work of French sociologists Émile Durkheim and Marcel Mauss, Radcliffe-Brown published an account of his research (entitled simply The Andaman Islanders) that paid close attention to the meaning and purpose of rituals and myths Manchukuo (Trubner's Travels and Voyages Series). It is not without significance that some early anthropologists were originally geographers. All human societies have been curious about how their customs originated and what the differences between their own culture and that of neighbouring societies might mean Work in Non-Market and Transitional Societies. I concentrated my participant-observation, in-depth interviewing and social-surveys in a single village as a primary field site. In order to test my early findings against other cases while comparing ethnographically interesting differences and similarities with other locations, I extended data collection into three other nearby settlements – each with a unique set of circumstances for their establishment and continued development as communities The Roots of Ethnic Conflict in Africa: From Grievance to Violence. A Cultural Anthropology Minor will provide Hunter College students with a short introduction to human cultural diversity within and across societies. Cultural anthropology is a synthetic field that both draws on and complements majors such as history and political science, as well as all fields concerned with particular human populations, such as area studies programs, Women’s Studies, and programs concerned with U Peoples of the Northwest Coast: Their Archaeology and Prehistory.

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Contributions of Indian anthropologists to tribal and caste studies. 5.1 Indian Village: Significance of village study in India; Indian village as a social system; Traditional and changing patterns of settlement and inter-caste relations; Agrarian relations in Indian villages; Impact of globalization on Indian villages. 5.2 Linguistic and religious minorities and their social, political and economic status. 5.3 Indigenous and exogenous processes of socio-cultural change in Indian society: Sanskritization, Westernization, Moderni-zation; Inter-play of little and great traditions; Panchayati raj and social change; Media and social change. 6.1 Tribal situation in India - Bio-genetic variability, linguistic and socio-economic characteristics of tribal populations and their distribution. 6.2 Problems of the tribal Communities - land alienation, poverty, indebtedness, low literacy, poor educational facilities, unemployment, underemployment, health and nutrition. 6.3 Developmental projects and their impact on tribal displacement and problems of rehabilitation Indigenous People and Economic Development: An International Perspective.

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