Anth Day 4 09/04/2013
Recap from Jessica Winegar Lecture:
What were the dominant media representations?
What would you know as an anthropologist that you couldn’t know from the media?
Tomatoes Rising prices upset citizens
BreadlinesLong breadlines were frustrating and time consuming. Led to violence in lines.
Sense of discontent and frustration
Importance of poetry young poets loss of dignity and purpose in sense of regime
On the square:
Old and young
Welcome all participants
People willing to risk their lives
On and off the square
Selforganizing committees to protect protestors and others
Connection between domestic and public spaces
Gender gap in the experience of revolution
The discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation
A set of moral principles: a theory or system of moral values the principles of conduct
Merriam Webster Dictionary
Human Subjects Research: Always raises ethical questions.
Always includes relations of power between researcher and subject.
Always produces knowledge that is dependent on the research subjects.
Is fundamentally collaborative: Researchers have learned information from those they study
History of Codes of Research Ethics:
Nuremberg Code (Post WWII): Horrific experiments occurred during Nazi regime
Tuskegee syphilis experiment 19321972: Promised free health care to over 400 black poor sharecroppers.
Black physicians actually worked with white physicians to withhold medicine from African Americans who
they had given syphilis to, to study the effects.
Belmont Report 1979
Led to leg