Anthropology 1020E- Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 30 pages long!)

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What shared approach underlies all four subfields: describe projects in biological anthropology and archaeology that work towards social justice and/or apply past approaches in the present and explain how they do so. 4-5: why is anthropology considered a holistic discipline? (pp. 5: why is it important to bring together evidence from the widest range of possibilities to interpret a particular human behavior (e. g. , eating habits)? (pp. E(cid:454)plai(cid:374) the phrase: (cid:862)hu(cid:373)a(cid:374) (cid:271)iolog(cid:455) (cid:373)akes culture possible, while culture makes human biological survival possi(cid:271)le(cid:863). (pp. 6-7: explain how the beginnings of biological/physical anthropology are rooted in a racist belief system. How has current work in biological anthropology shifted away from racist perspectives? (p. 15-16: what role do medical anthropologists play in social justice concerns? (pp. Why is ar(cid:272)haeologi(cid:272)al evide(cid:374)(cid:272)e ofte(cid:374) (cid:272)o(cid:374)sidered (cid:862)i(cid:374)(cid:272)o(cid:373)plete(cid:863)? (see. 2-5: how do changing interpretations of the sites of serpent mound in mississippi and great zimbabwe in zimbabwe reflect the social context and political nature of archaeological interpretation? (see.