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Chapter 1 Tutorial

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Western University
Anthropology 1025F/G
Randa Farah

Tutorial 1 Definition of Terms y Objective vs Subjective y Objective outside Subjective inside y Objectivenot influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing factsas in historians try to be objective and impartial y Subjective based oninfluenced by personal feeling tastes or opinionsThis stance is dependent on the mind or an individuals perception of its existence o Anthropologists conduct their research from a subjective point of view o Makes their output different from other social sciences y Nancy ScheperHughes o Started as an activist came back as an anthropologist peopleo Proposed a type of anthropology that is concerned with how people treat one another must be critically grounded and must serve as witness and reporters of human rights abusesDefinitions form TextbookChapter One for the testCultural Text a way of thinking about culture as a text of significant symbolswords gestures drawings natural objectsthat carries meaningCulture system ab
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