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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANT102H5
Professor
Jennifer Jackson
Semester
Fall

Description
Sociocultural anthropology Patterns of thought and behaviour Marriage patterns, kinship, political systems, economic systems, legal systems, religion, art, etc. Similarities and differences between societies and cultures Only tend to focus on living people How is anthropology different from other disciplines? Non-western societies and cultures are studied primitive or third world societies How people make meaning in the world Write interpretations on other peoples interpretations Comparative - less ethnocentric (our values are better than other peoples values) Holistic - many aspects of human experience at the same time Focus on typical characteristics of a society (things taken for granted) - rules, beliefs that are shared Aim is to make everyday appear weird, and weird appear everyday Doing fieldwork What does it study? Culture andor society Cultural anthropology - what people think Social anthropology - what peopl
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