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Anthropological Concepts and Definitions

Sapir-Whorf hypothesis was developed by Benjamin Lee Whorf (a linguist and anthropologist) and Edward Sapir. The theory argues that language is a finite array of lexical and grammatical categories

South African Women, Life After Apartheid

Africa was immense when compared to the numbers of the European-descended populace who established political and social dominance, the white elite established discriminatory policies from their earliest presence in the

Political Anthropology: Society And Power

of power within these respective societies is both grand and far-reaching; that cultural communities with an unnatural presence of coercion and tyranny serve as the most powerful over common citizens

The Melding of Social Justice and Anthropology

meaning is, We need a law against that" (Novak). As Jinks (1997) explains, the mere existence of "a law against that" (Novak) more often than not is not enough.

The Melding of Social Justice and Anthropology

places on the face of the earth in which social justice is in short supply and anthropological study occurs. Several of the authors listed appear to focus on Africa,

African-American Men and the Penal System:

of prison administrators, and the absence of proper order in prisons throughout several nations. He coined the term "penitentiary" as his ideal view for reform, presumably where convicts would

Frederick Douglass: An African American Life in 1877

after the Civil war. The Compromise of 1877, however, would signify the end of that tremendous possibility for the black man as a group. That compromise, a compromise

Depression And The Black Adolescent

struggles. Moreover, adolescents simultaneously internalize and reject messages and experiences that are received from society and react accordingly" (Stevenson, et al, 1997, pp. 197). The fact that physical

South African Women, Life After Apartheid

Africa was immense when compared to the numbers of the European-descended populace who established political and social dominance, the white elite established discriminatory policies from their earliest presence in the

African-American Youth Public Speaking And Community Relations

(Hansen, 2008). It doesnt even have to be a formal speech, students fear speaking out in class (Hansen, 2008). The problem is so prevalent that many colleges have initiated classes

African American Culture in the Media: Ebonics and Advertising

doing so through an incorporation of ebonics, a communication style that originated in fact with African Americans. Advertising, by all credits, is a

Medical Considerations for the African/Caribbean Culture

Madagascar) (Mulrain, 2004). In short, the people who arrived in the Caribbean were incredibly diverse in terms of their religious beliefs and cultural practices. To further complicate the

African Mythology: The Influences and the Commonalities

"broader than history in explaining some aspects of society. It is a language of expressing truths

Questions in Anthropology

separation, marginality, and incorporation. The first step, separation, is when an individual removes themselves from their previous stage in life, a removal that includes abandoning the symbols and

Crack Cocaine and Young African American Women: A Proposal for the Alleviation of One of the Most Serious Social Barriers to Success

adolescents in general and for society as a whole it has become a national priority to address methods which can be employed to reduce the major health risks which confront