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Literally, the word religion meansconnect again. A mystical orientation in religion is characterized byseeking union with something greater than oneself. A sacramental orientation in religion is characterized bya belief that certain rituals and ceremonies help one achieve salvation. Anthropology typically studies religions ascultural creations with multiple aspects. A universal religious symbol that is circular, or …

Subfields of Anthropology

What are the four major subfields?Biological, Archaeology, linguistic, cultural What is applied anthropologydraws on four main subfields Biological anthropologylooks at humans as biological organisms Two parts of Biological anthropologyprimatology, paleoanthropolgy Primatologystudy of nonhuman primates Paleoanthropologysearch for fossils of early humans Linguistic Anthropolgyrelates language to culture Archeologystudies human past Cultural Anthropologyculture is learned behavior Cultural anthropologistsstudy …

Cultural Anthropology – Exam 1

4 subfields of anthropology1. cultural 2. archaeology 3. physical 4. linguistics Cultural antropologyThe study of all aspects of living human behavior. ArcheologyThe scientific study of the material remains of past cultures. Physical anthropologyThe study of the biological aspects of humans. LinguisticsThe study of language origins and acquisition. Holistic viewA view that combines both biological and …

chapter 1 biological anthropology

Human beings depend on culture for survival.True Physical anthropology includes the study of linguistic variation as it relates to climate.False Physical anthropologists assisted with the identification of victims at New York’s World Trade Center after 9/11.True Morphology refers to physical shape and appearance.True Observations of living primates inform our efforts to understand our evolutionary past.True …

Anthropology Ch 1-3 Terms

Anthropologystudy of humankind in all times and places Applied anthropologyuse of an anthropological knowledge to solve practical problems; often for a specific client Medical anthropologybrings theoretical and applied approach to cultural and biological anthropology to study of human health and disease Cultural anthropologystudy of patterns of human behavior, thoughts, and emotions; focus on humans as …

Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age Chapter 1

Anthropologythe study of the full scope of human diversity, past and present, and the application of that knowledge to help people of different backgrounds better understand one another. EthnocentrismThe belief that one’s own culture or way of life is normal and natural; using one’s own culture to evaluate and judge the practices and ideals of …

Anthro Final

The cultural construction of whether one is female, male, or something else.With the term “sex,” anthropologists are referring to biological differences. In contrast, they define gender as.. Gender rolesThe tasks and activities that a culture assigns to each sex. Freedom of autonomy (in disposing of one’s labor and its fruits) and social power (control over …