UGA ANTH 1102 - ANTH final exam (24 pages)

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Anth 1102 - Intro Anthropology
Intro Anthropology Documents

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Concepts to Know 1 Anthropology a Understand what anthropology does and what the focus of research is Study of human species and human behavior Help solve problems among humans b Know the four subfields as well as academic versus applied research Biological linguistic archaeology cultural Academic grants and university research Applied practical use of anthropological work Aimed at influencing human behavior and social conditions c Understand what anthropological fieldwork is the techniques the role in research Working directly with the subject that you are studying Involves a longitudinal approach direct involvement data collection Site Identification collecting data over a large area to determine answers to certain research questions Excavation Complements site identification map and collect surface matter subdivide the area find artifacts Ethnographic Fieldwork directly studying a current group of people Must follow code of ethics Involves interviews participant observation emic vs etic genealogical studies life histories key consultants 2 Culture a Know how we define and understand what culture is in anthropology Culture is shared behavior among groups of people b Identify and describe the different traits of culture Learned shared uses symbols converts natural behaviors into traditional customs all encompassing includes all aspects of human behavior integrated adaptive and maladapted cultural aspects are learned from others and some of these are harmful individual practice humans have the ability to change the way they participate in cultural customs c Understand the different aspects of cultural behavior Universals generals particularities d Be able to explain the different forms of culture change Individual innovation acculturation globalization diffusion e Understand what cultural relativism is and its use in anthropology Helps compare different cultures and provides reasoning for the bizarre practices of other groups of people f Think about the different



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