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It's of course a great idea to optimize learning for the students you've got. DVD X6332 Throughout history people in nearly every culture have decorated or altered their bodies. It is differentiated from sociology both in its main methods (based on long-term participant observation and linguistic competence),[ How to reference and link to summary or text ] its commitment to the relevance and illumination provided by micro studies, and its extension beyond strictly social phenomena to culture, art, individuality, and cognition.[ How to reference and link to summary or text ] While some social anthropologists use quantitative methods (particularly those whose research touches on topics such as local economies, demography, or health and illness), social anthropologists generally emphasize qualitative analysis of long-term fieldwork, rather than the more quantitative methods used by most economists or sociologists.[ How to reference and link to summary or text ] Specialisations within social anthropology shift as its objects of study are transformed and as new intellectual paradigms appear; ethnomusicology and medical anthropology afford examples of current, well-defined specialisms.

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Publisher: NYU Press (February 1, 2002)

ISBN: 0814731155

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