Anthropology October 15 Note
Format-short answers (sentence) true/false question
5 short answer
Rules-can bring a cheat sheet, can be typed, can be front and back
Strategies-read the questions carefully
-answer what the question is asking
Exam is short-2 hours
To understand the point of the readings.
Will need to understand the arguments of the authors.
There will be nothing on the exam only found in lecture
Question about Geertz
Authors of the readers:
Guptu and Ferguson
Another way we could talk about these essays-structure of power
Call to attend that 2 structures of power
There are developments in the world that make his view more audible
He is mad that anthropologists are profiting from other people.
It is an endless ethical dilemma.
An argument for this to be equalized Observations-what is so scandalous about this word.
The fundamental thesis of the anthropologist is that people are objects for observation.
Why does it follow for him that observation leads to these?
What are the conditions of observation?
It works because these people are in poverty and cannot do anything about these anthropologists.
Suggests things they could do to change the poverty and use their power for good.
An appeal for anthropologists to collaborate.
Knowledge and power-anthropologists are in a key if not problematic position because they can use
knowledge to produce power
It’s not that you stop observing, but instead of observing people you observe conditions(social,
economic, political, environmental)
Observe through dialogue, collaboration, and questions.
The argument about difference-is difference a cause or effect of inequality, (cultural difference)
Indians are betw