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Class Notes for ANTH1001 at University of Sydney

Cultural Difference: An Introduction

ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Nuclear Family, Department Of Immigration And Border Protection, Kims

Week 10 Lecture 1 Culture is symbolic Symbols are systems of meaning that vary culturally o Symbols are systems Construct cultural identities (communities) Ex. Language Ex. Holy water in church: chemically identical as pl...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean
ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Logical Consequence, Genetic Diversity, French Revolution

Week 11 Lecture Why do anthropologists need to talk about race? Anthropologists are primarily concerned to understand the nature and dynamics of cultural difference Race, as a way of talking about human biological variat...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean
ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: International Adoption

Week 10 Lecture 2 Isomorphism: Includes language, cultural practices, food, customs, clothes, etc = cultural idea but not a natural idea Culturally we believe in the concept of isomorphism International adoption defies...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean
ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Favela, Waste Picker, Military Dictatorship

Week 12 Tutorial Concepts and themes in Vargas reading Racism o Implied in the stereotypes (contrasts the reality of favela) o Spatial segregation based on race Politics power law Space o Reproduced through social rel...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean
ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Racial Democracy, Favela, Societal Racism

Week 12 Lecture 2 Paradoxes of race and racism Race does not exist in biology o Various ideas about race (or racial ideologies) exist in different cultures o Racial ideologies are cultural All racial ideologies are contr...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean
ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Participant Observation, Isomorphism, Anthropomorphism

Week 13 Review Exam opens on June 18 (Monday) and is due on June 19 (Tuesday) Not expected to have additional reading or research Do not have to quote from the readings Do not have to provide a reference list unless you...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean
ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Military Dictatorship, Racial Democracy, Tropical Climate

Week 12 Lecture 1 A fundamental paradox Races do not exist (as fixed, immutable, biological categories or as ways of defining populations of human beings) o This is a scientific fact! But racism does exist o Race is symb...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean
ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Mary Douglas, Exogamy

Week 5 Lecture #2 Making space - Function - Worldview Monsoon as Shared - Building the house o Planning requires > # time Gather material, collaboration, division ...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean
ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Informal Sector, Dumpster Diving, Warlpiri People

Week 3 Lecture #1 What are 3 things you learned about the relationship, between culture and symbols? - Symbols represent one stand for another (ex. Metaphor: cars are alive system of meaning [what meaning...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean
ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Status Symbol, Mary Douglas, Breast Milk

Week 6 Lecture #1 Culture is symbolic - Ex. Longhouse o Material: architecture o Symbolic: represent organization of people in house Food as a symbol system - Both symbolic and mate...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean
ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Enculturation

Week 6 Lecture #2 Cultural politics of Chinese food - - Humanity takes food as the highest good - Food as a metaphor for society Eating has a history and a geography - 1949: Socialist Era ...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean
ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Linguistic Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Biological Anthropology

Week 1 Lecture #1 Culture: what is it - What is culture? What does it mean? - Identify 3 uses of the word culture? o Cultural clash - Through anthropology we discover and understand beliefs ...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean
ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Ethnocentrism

Week 4 Lecture #2 How has lecture expanded the working-definition of culture? - Metaphor (symbol): not only A relationship but many relationships (ex. Trash, car) o One thing can stand for many things ...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean
ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Waste Picker

Week 5 Lecture #1 Essay: comparison between two authors (implicit and explicit arguments) on the nature of culture - Similar =/ identical because they are nevertheless, different communities o Ex. Compar...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean
ANTH1001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Anzac Day

Week 7 Lecture #1 Essay topic: 1. Compare and contrast the ways in which Margiotti (2013) and the author of the ethnographic reading you selected make arguments about two of the aspects of culture w...

Anthropology
ANTH1001
Neil Maclean

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