• Focusing on the ways in which the application of biomedical technologies bring about radical changes to societies at large, cultural anthropologist Margaret Lock and her co-author physician and medical anthropologist Vinh-Kim Nguyen develop and integrate the thesis that the human body in health and illness is the elusive product of nature and culture that refuses to be pinned down. (wiley.com)
  • An Anthropology of Biomedicine is an exciting new introduction to biomedicine and its global implications. (wiley.com)
  • Peter Just and John Monaghan begin by discussing anthropologys most important contributions to modern thought: its investigation of culture as a distinctively human characteristic, its doctrine of cultural relativism, and its methodology of fieldwork and ethnography. (indigo.ca)
  • The program offers a differentiated engagement with theoretical questions that combine micro- and macrolevels and integrate social, cultural, and political-economic perspectives. (fu-berlin.de)
  • This concise, useful and original book about the nature of the subject of anthropology, by anthropology professors John Monaghan and Peter Just invites the reader to think about various questions provoked by the investigation of the subject. (indigo.ca)
  • This includes familiarity with the cultural mediation of such human universals as kinship, economics, politics, religion, sexuality, gender, artistic production and the construction of social categories such as race, nation and ethnicity. (cuny.edu)
  • Marilyn Strathern's ethnographic contributions to studies of personhood, kinship, gender relations and reproduction have achieved wide recognition in the field of anthropology. (routledge.com)
  • His research and teaching interests include law and dispute settlement, religion and magic, and the cross-cultural study of personality and emotions. (indigo.ca)
  • My doctoral dissertation emerges from the interdisciplinary research project "Socialization and Ontogeny of Emotions in Cross-Cultural Perspective" which was located at the cluster "Languages of Emotion" at the FU Berlin and lead by Prof. Birgitt Röttger-Rössler from the FU Berlin and the developmental psychologist Manfred Holodynski from the University of Münster. (fu-berlin.de)
  • The primary objective of the Cultural Anthropology Program is to support basic scientific research on the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability. (nsf.gov)
  • Cultural anthropology is a branch of anthropology focused on the study of cultural variation among humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • This field is based primarily on cultural understanding of populations of living humans gained through first hand experience or participant observation. (wikibooks.org)
  • Examining internet culture in the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the US, this book analyses videos which entertain both English and Chinese-speaking viewers to gain a better understanding of cultural similarities and differences. (routledge.com)
  • In order to graduate with a Cultural Anthropology Minor, students must earn a C grade or better in all the courses counted towards the minor. (cuny.edu)
  • This includes attention to the role of cultural interpretations in the maintenance and reproduction of power, as well as the role of identity-based mobilizations, including nationalism, race/racism, diasporas, and associated 'new social movements. (cuny.edu)
  • While cultural anthropology has contributed to the discussion of personhood, identity, and bioethics for some time, bioarchaeology (i.e., study of human skeletal remains from the past) has only recently begun to investigate identity in the past. (springer.com)
  • For the seventh edition, rReadings from Spradley/McCurdy, Conformity and Conflict: Readings in Cultural Anthropology, 12/e have been integrated with wherever possible through emic and etic interpretations within the levels of infrastructure, structure and superstructure. (mypearsonstore.com)
  • The book adopts a critical cultural studies lens to explore the entanglement of government and gambling in everyday life. (routledge.com)
  • Margaret Lock is the Marjorie Bronfman Professor Emerita in the Department of Social Studies of Medicine and the Department of Anthropology at McGill University. (wiley.com)
  • The program maintains its foundational specializations in the anthropology of Latin America (including the Caribbean) and Europe (both East and West), while adding strength in the Middle East (currently six faculty members specialize in the area). (cuny.edu)
  • The program is carefully arranged to provide students with a full master's degree in anthropology, relevant classes in theology, and electives in faith-based economic development as a form of practiced anthropology. (eastern.edu)
  • I chose Eastern because this was the only program in the country integrating faith with anthropology. (eastern.edu)
  • I argue that cultural anthropology can explain two persistent riddles of American criminal justice: (1) Why do we have mass incarceration when mass incarceration is ineffective and socially destructive? (typepad.com)
  • Anthropology is with the lives of people within different parts of the world, particularly in relation to the discourse of beliefs and practices. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ability to plan and implement a wide variety of programs in which people from various cultural backgrounds work together, and/or services are provided that take culture into account. (eastern.edu)