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ANT322H1 Lecture Notes - Richard Rodriguez, Tabula Rasa, Beth Bailey


Department
Anthropology
Course Code
ANT322H1
Professor
Marcel Danesi

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Final - only Miller reading tested (Part 3, 4, and 5 only) M/C
Study these more /memorize:
Mamet
Gornick
Kaplan
Heath
Miller Part 5:
Youth culture no longer just for youths
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The young person was expected in some ways to be a 'thinker' or idealist
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Appearance of consciousness of self and consciousness of mortality, and location on earth, brings about reflection
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
The achievement of desire
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School pressure
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Individualism vs socialization
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Competitive marketplace culture
Constantly competing
Pressure shapes us
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Richard Rodriguez
Idea : Who shall I be?
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"blank slate" - culture and civilization we go back to our instincts
How do you construct the self, when there is no self
We have an imaginary self that we develop
Blank slate theory
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Imaginary self
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Comes about in school
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Jennifer Chrichton
How an incident changes one's life
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Maturity in college
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What are fraternities
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Dan Chaon
Revolutionaries 1950-1970
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Carnival vs revolution
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Sexual revolution
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Beth Bailey
Maturity = egocentric vs allocentric
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Ego = inwards
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Allocentric = outwards (including others)
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Becoming autonomous
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joining a group
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Douglas Heath**
Grades and relevance in education
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Whereas when you hand in your resume at a job you only state your successes not your failures
Its not fair that you have to show your successes and failures
Without the GPA you are nothing…
Do grades tell the story? Never.
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Roberta F. Borkat*
Are students different today from the past?
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Reading
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Mark Edmundson
Jacob Neusmer
Lec 10
Lec 10 Miller part 5
March-27-13
2:13 PM
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