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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTHROP 2WA3
Professor
Lovaye Kajiura
Semester
Fall

Description
academic anthropology - careers that involve the teaching of anthropology at colleges and universities. Academic anthropologists do research, but the objective is more for the contribution to general knowledge. acculturation - culture change resulting from contact between cultures. A process of external culture change. adaptation - patterns of behavior which enable a culture to cope with its surroundings. adjudication - mediation with the ultimate decision being made by an unbiased third party. affinal - members of one's kindred who are related through a marital linkage. age category - a culturally defined category based on age used to define the life cycle, such as infant, youth, teenager, young adult, adult, elderly. age grade - a social category or status based on an age range. age set - a social group defined by those who share the same age status and are a recognizable group. aggression - acts or threats designed to cause injury. altiplano - a high plateau or plain. ambilineal - a corporate kin group that traces relationships through either the female or male lines. Also called cognatic descent. American Anthropological Association (AAA) - the major professional association for anthropologists in the United States. animatism - belief in an impersonal and divisible supernatural force or forces, which reside in living or unliving things. an
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