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The problem is that today cultural anthropology operates within certain contexts that limit this potential. Donna Yates The Department of Anthropology at Michigan State University engages in the discipline as a humanistic science of cultural and biological diversity across time and space. How many people are waiting on this search? If you have information or questions about a particular search, find the job below by university and edit its section.

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