By: Charles Ray
Religion is at its heart a cultural system. It is a system of symbols formulating a concept of a general order of existence for mankind, which establish powerful motivations adding an aura of reality to those things beyond normal human comprehension. It was once generally...
By: Lincoln Hay
As Ronald Reagan said during his presidency from 1981-1989, “Government’s view of the economy can be summed up in a few short phrases. If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. If it stops moving, subsidize it.” This quote...
Keeping track of world population
By: John Aves
Keeping track of world population is probably one of the five or ten most important things developed societies can do in this age. It is as important as keeping track of nuclear weapons or measuring industrial productivity or measuring and reporting nutritional food and potable...
By: Elizabeth M Young
"Social movements, it is argued,emerge out of the crisis of modernity; they orient themselves towards the constitution of new orders, and embody a new understanding of politics and social life itself. They result in the formation of novel collective identities which foster social and...
Cultural anthropology defined
By: Enzo Sardellaro
The "ambiguities" of Cultural Anthropology It is not easy to define the disciplinary scope of cultural anthropology, simply because its borders seem endless. C. Geerz, a great specialist of the matter, said that, however, even the experts don't quite know what it is. We observe...
Ruth Benedict and social change
By: Shirley Lendway
Ruth Benedict carried her ideas of what constituted the Dionysian and the Apollonian duality throughout her life. This theory which she used in regard to the culture and personality of the Hopi Indians and appears in her famous book, Patterns of Culture, was also her...
By: Annalyn Andriyenko
Is identity of oneself linked to the culture of the specific person? This is a question that has risen on numerous occasions and it has never been truly solved, since everyone has different opinions on this subject and how our way of thinking can be...
How culture loss occurs
By: Loretta Sadowski
Language is perhaps the most important agent of culture. In 1915, Franz Kafka published the following: Als Gregor Samsa eines Morgens aus unruhigen Träumen erwachte, fand er sich in seinem Bett zu einem ungeheueren Ungeziefer verwandelt. This first line from the Metamorphosis has plagued...
By: Thomas E. Foss
Cultural change in reality equals the sum of a society’s ability to incorporate new ideas, innovations and habits. Different cultures differ to the degree that they are able to incorporate ideas, innovations and habits and a culture may therefore be said to be both...
By: Nick Somoski
An anthropological kinship chart (often called a kindred diagram) is a delineation used to trace family history and exhibit relationships and connections within a family. The use of a kinship classification system in anthropology is different than one used in biology by what is being...

 

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