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The Ok Tedi Mine Case Study and the Relevance of Anthropology

Yet, this position does bring into question issues related to methodology. Methodology in anthropology varies. Many of the scientists live amongst the people they are studying. In some way, this

The Anthropological Approach as Illustrated by Jody Glittenberg and Dennis Werner

in the Behrhorst Hospital. Her subsequent visit to the country was spent in the highlands in the town of Cakchiquel Mayan, Patzun and in the Ladino town of Zaragoza.

Is Cultural Anthropology a Science?: An Address of the Interrelationship of the Qualitative verses the Quantitative Approach

which erupts in response to what the Lee family perceive as an arrogant and uncaring medical establishment. Although revealed in the pages of a novel, these conflicts closely parallel

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

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,

HIV/AIDS & African American Women

of the US female population, they account for over 67.4 percent of all HIV-positive women and over 52 percent of all fully diagnosed AIDS cases (Williams, et al, 2003). This

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

The Evolution of Social Anthropology

the study of sociology as an organized discipline. For this reason, one can understand much about the state of modern anthropology by studying the contributions and theories propagated by prominent

Breast Cancer in African American Women:

both frightening and disturbing (African American Breast Cancer Facts, 2002). The evidence clearly supports the assumption that breast cancer poses a greater risk to African American women than to

The Religious Context Of Africanisms

The inclusion of Africanisms means that the Bible becomes of less importance than the humanist principles of salvation and spiritual development. The contemporary Black church in America is

Blacks' Relationship to Whites/Sociological Analysis

status for African Americans in relation to the dominant nature of Caucasian European-descended Americans. Theoretical framework Sociological theoretical perspectives relative to minority relationships to dominant groups encompasses a

The Social Experience And Importance Of Black Fraternities & Sororities For African Americans On College Campuses

a pattern of self-esteem and self-perception that will be carried on into adult years. Indeed, college years are considered some of the most crucial periods of socialization because of

The African American Family and The Impacts on American Society

African American family just as they can be applied to views of families of other ethnicity. In his 1965 report "The Negro Family: The Case for National Action,"

Success and Social Mobility for the African American in Twenty-First Century America

fight is not over. In order to fully understand the issue it is probably a good idea to first define the terms. What is meant by achievement or success? What