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SOCA 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Social Stratification, Conflict Theories, Radiocarbon Dating

Chapter 9 RECAP: Neolithic Transitional period of broad spectrum foraging Neolithic revolution Began - 10,000 ya in southwest Asia HG cultivation domestication of plants and animals Changes in diet, but also lifestyles (se...

Sociology
SOCA 105
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SOCA 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Biological Anthropology, Enculturation, Culture Shock

Cultural Anthropology What have we already learned..?? Anthropology = study of humans Physical anthropology = what we are: descended from our hominid ancestors Archaeology = how we developed aspects of cultural Cultural An...

Sociology
SOCA 105
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SOCA 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Applied Anthropology, Arm, Medical Anthropology

Applied Anthropology : Ch 25 Applied Anthropology The use of anthropological data to offer practical solutions to modern problems and concerns solve real world problems. Anthropology at work in non-academic settings Roles ...

Sociology
SOCA 105
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SOCA 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 22: Dutch East Indies, Islamic Revival, Cultural Relativism

Ch 22. Post 911 Anthropology Increase in scholarship about the Muslim world Conducted mainly religious specialists examining texts: radically different Whereas political scientists portray Muslim world as lacking democrati...

Sociology
SOCA 105
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SOCA 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Radiocarbon Dating, Taphonomy, Absolute Dating

Archaeology: Beginnings Emphasized collection and typology (classification) Focused on digging mythical places and people Modern methods are very different Archaeology Is a scientific and systematic study of human material...

Sociology
SOCA 105
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SOCA 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Star Carr, Fertile Crescent, Stone Tool

Chapter 8 End of the Paleolithic Broad Spectrum Foraging Hunting and gathering Subsistence strategy based on wider and more intensive ex[;potation of local resources Beginning of New Era Transitional periods Epipaleolithic...

Sociology
SOCA 105
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SOCA 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Multiracial, Fictive Kinship, Melting Pot

Globalization in Latin America, Africa, and the Caribbean Key points: Globalization, colonialism, and their consequences for these regions Ethnographic studies show effects of globalization in these regions Remember: globa...

Sociology
SOCA 105
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SOCA 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Orrorin, Foramen Magnum, Human Taxonomy

Hominid Evolution Chapter 5 Human Organs: Paleoanthropology Paleoanthropologist: study human evolution through the analysis of fossil remains Hominid Great apes including humans and their extinct relatives Hominin Humans a...

Sociology
SOCA 105
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SOCA 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Sickle-Cell Disease, Andes, Folk Taxonomy

Human Variation Sources of Human Variation Genetics and Evolution Polymorphism A trait that exhibits variation within a species Polytypic A species exhibiting physical variation in different regional populations The physic...

Sociology
SOCA 105
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SOCA 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Cultural Relativism, Ethnocentrism, Collet

What is Anthropology Anthropology Is the study of human nature, human society, and the human past. The systematic study of humankind Anthropologist Explore human societies, culture, and physical diversity across time and s...

Sociology
SOCA 105
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SOCA 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Linnaean Taxonomy, Testicle, Stereopsis

The Primates Chapter 4 Primatologists study living, non-human primates Evolution- The Human Family Tree Theory of evolution: The facts Fossils Homologous structures (commonalities) When the same bones appear in different a...

Sociology
SOCA 105
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SOCA 105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 20: Protestant Work Ethic, World-Systems Theory, Economic Anthropology

Globalization Ch 20 Globalization Broad-scale changes and transformation that have resulted from the impact of industrialization and the emergence of an interconnected global economy, with the spread of capital, labor, and...

Sociology
SOCA 105
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JRL 101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: John D. Rockefeller, George Creel, Opinion Leadership

Chapter 12 Public Relations The management function that establishes and maintains mutually beneficial relationships between an organization and the publics on whom its success or failure depends Origins of Public Relation...

Journalism
JRL 101
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JRL 101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Media Play

Chapter One Terms Disruptive- How does one thing have an impact on another What is Communication? How we socially interact at a number of levels through messages. (Text, print, talking, hand gestures) Types of Communicatio...

Journalism
JRL 101
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JRL 101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Photo Manipulation, Sensationalism

Chapter 14 The images of September 11 AP photographer Richard Drews dilemma Why take the pictures? I photograph what happened, and, in turn, I record and document history and this is what happened. This is history. -Richar...

Journalism
JRL 101
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