Anthropology 1025F/G Chapter Notes -American Anthropological Association, Project Camelot, Focus Group

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Fieldwork: research in the field, which is any place where people and culture are found. Armchair anthropology: anthropologists conduct research by sitting & reading about other cultures. Veranda anthropology: travel to colonized countries, lived near, not with people they were studying. Salvage: collect salvaged data from remaining people: record language, social life and religious beliefs. Preparing for the field: visa applications, sensitivity of research topic, follow guidelines for protection of human subjects, informed consent, health preparation, equipment, language training. Kula: trading network linking the trobriand islands in which men have longstanding partnerships for the exchange of everyday goods, such as food as well as highly values necklace and armlets. Working in the field - learn language, live, as they do, understand their lives, be a friend, place to live. Site selection: researcher has a basic idea of where research takes place, sometimes more than 1 site.

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