Four Branches of Anthropology ๐Ÿ“š

Flashcards
Q: Urban Anthropology
A: post WW2 the study of more complex urban social systems. looking at how size, density and heterogeneity effect social behavior.

Cultural Anthropology

Q: Development Anthropology
A: in more modern times, this subfield of cultural anthropology looks at how to make a cultures resources better along with if this change will positively or negatively impact the society.

Cultural Anthropology

Q: Environmental Anthropology
A: This is the study of how the culture interacts with its environment, and looking at solutions to current or future environmental problems.

Cultural Anthropology

Q: Medical Anthropology
A: This is the study of biological and sociocultural factors to health, disease and illness.

Cultural Anthropology

Q: Paleoanthropology
A: The study of human evolution through fossil remains.

Physical Anthropology

Q: Primatology
A: The study of nonhuman primates in their natural environments for the purpose of gaining insides into the human evolutionary process

Physical Anthropology

Q: Molecular Anthropology
A: Uses molecules to determine Evolutionary links between ancient and modern human populations.

Physical Anthropology

Q: Osteology
A: the study of the structure and function of the skeleton system.

Physical Anthropology

Q: Prehistoric Archaeology
A: the study of the past before historical records were kept.

Archaeology

Q: Historic Archaeology
A: the study materials after written records were kept.

Archaeology

Q: Cultural Resource Management
A: Identifying, evaluating, and sometimes excavating sites before roads dams and buildings are constructed. looking at how the resources will be affected by these things.

Archaeology

Q: Ethnoarchaeology
A: Studying the material and non material traditions of modern societies.

Archaeology

Q: Historical Linguistics
A: the study of past and present languages. the way language changes and integrates over time.

Linguistics

Q: Descriptive Linguistics
A: The study of sound systems, grammatical systems, and the meanings attached to words in specific languages.

Linguistics

Q: Cultural Linguistics
A: The study that studies the relationship between culture and language.

Lingustics

Q: Sociolinguistics
A: The study of how language is used in different social contexts.

Lingustics

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