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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTA02H3
Professor
Victor Barac
Semester
Fall

Description
Lecture 1 y Holism you look at everything gender biology economics social organizations history etc y Field work specific piece of research that requires primary data Fieldwork makes the datay Comparison once you get the specifics you comparey Cultural relativismCRethnocentrism CR is an attempt to understand the other on the others terms We have to suspend our judgments on how other people live in the present or past Analyze them objectively and scientifically Example people have food preferences when theyre young that they cant abandon Everyone is ethnocentric to a certain extent Trying to overcome our ethnocentrism by learning about other cultures y Scientific anthropology SA SA and Interpretive anthropology IA are related y Basic BR vs applied research ARBR is done just because one is interested in something and wants to solve an intellectual problem BR is protected in the university system without corporations telling you what to do AR involves working on practical problems like community development in third world countries working on design teams in manufacturing doing social impact studies in business or developmen
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