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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTA02H3
Professor
Maggie Cummings
Semester
Winter

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Lecture Ten: Wrap Up April 5, 2011 What can we do as Anthropologists Solving three kinds of problems o Behaviour: Ethnography; what do they do o Concepts: Analysis; what does it mean o Culture: Theory ; why do they do it Clinical research Business, citizenship, Immigration, Social planning, etc. research Practical applications of ethnography Public Anthropology Anthropology for a broader audience Article on Katrina as an example of Public Anthropology Used this specific event to understand the politicalsocialeconomic structures of America o Multiple disasters o Katrina o Levies broke, flooding the poorest neighborhoods, couldnt get outlost everything o Explanations for why these individuals didnt leave were that they were stupid etc. not the structural inequalities o Looking at where blame was placed: not on perpetrators but victims in this case o People who were most likel
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