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Cultural anthropology - Wikipedia

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Cultural anthropology is a branch of anthropology focused on the study of cultural variation .... This understanding of culture confronts anthropologists with two problems: ... The so-called "F...

Your current understanding of culture has its origins in the discipline of

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Culture can create an environment of discouragement or encouragement surrounding intellectual abilities. In countries where education is extremely strict and ...

Culture and the Historical Process - Scholars at Harvard

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Johnson, and Robinson 2001), and show that our understanding of the trans- plantation of European .... psychological differences (in the past and present) between individuals from. Eastern ... of settings and disciplines. A number of .... The last body of evidence that I describe has its origins in one of the oldest and most well ...

A cultural species: How culture drove human evolution

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In 2009, the Human Behavior and Evolution Society awarded him its Early Career ... Long before the origins of agriculture, humans expanded across the globe, from the ... Empirical evidence from genetics suggests that culture has long shaped our ... both within psychology and across diverse disciplines ( including biology), ...

What is Anthropology? » Anthropology » Boston University

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Indeed, of the many disciplines that study our species, Homo sapiens, only ... And its focus is both sweeping (the evolution of language) and microscopic (the use- wear ... We [anthropologists] have been the first to insist on a number of things: that the ... In North America, the discipline's largest branch, cultural anthropology,  ...

Intercultural Competence - Oxford Research Encyclopedia of ...

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In the discipline of communication, intercultural communication competence (ICC ) has ... Our present understanding of intercultural competence comes from a ... cities across the world have undergone significant transformation in their cultural .... Finding its origins in Berger and Calabrese (1975), AUM theory (Gudykunst, ...

Cultural Anthropology/Introduction - Wikibooks, open books for an ...

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This field is based primarily on cultural understanding gained through first hand ... While it is a holistic field, anthropology is typically considered to consist of five sub-disciplines, each ... which is the study of fossilized bones and teeth of our earliest ancestors. .... Every family is different, and every family has their own ...

The history of science and the history of the scientific disciplines

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Within the frame of reference of the present simposium, it might be of interest to present .... If every discipline has its own history, at times in contradiction with its .... Our discipline had a difficult struggle towards the end of the 19th century in order to ... Emphasis on the origins and evolution of geographical ideas, as well ...

Janet Wolff - "Cultural Studies and the Sociology of Culture"

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In my opinion, cultural studies at its best is sociological. ... so of its progress in the United States, the discipline of sociology has been notably absent. ... in the study of culture, and the hospitality of the humanities, my current situation ..... recommending a return to origins, or an uncritical resumption of a pre-critical soc...

The Discipline of Anthropology

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The discipline of Anthropology is based on knowledge that culture impacts ... They believe that the understanding of past and present societies, from their ... been concerned with finding out about themselves and their origins (Haviland, 6). ... physical anthropologists are interested in how we have become what we are today.