What is cultural competence?
By: Jael Ravalyn
Why is Cultural Competence so high on the Health Care business priority list? Is it just a move by some politically correct agenda or is there truly any real benefit? Exploring an example of Cultural Competence at work may help: A cultural enclave in Texas...
By: Elizabeth M Young
We have benefitted enormously from the scientific and technological advances in medicine, but technology and hard science is not enough when considering ways in which to deliver the benefits to groups and societies. This is a time when Medical Anthropology is a much needed approach...
Defining Saussure's 'The Sign'
By: Maureen Cutajar
Ferdinand de Saussure was born in Geneva and attended University at Leipzig before moving to Paris to teach. He is considered to be the founder of modern linguistics. His work was the starting point for structuralism and much of semiotics. His lectures were reconstructed from...
By: Magda DH
Catching Fire is a well written, well argued account of a new hypothesis in human evolution. Many scientist believe that better nutrition obtained by hunting and eating meat was the key to development of human intelligence. Richard Wrangham proposes in his book that hunting...
Evolution theory and America's crisis in education
By: James Bowles - 448482
Date line August 25th, 2009, a feature article on CNN reads: "U.S. students fall behind international counterparts in math and science .." The article goes on to say that in math U.S. students placed in the bottom quarter of the countries that participated...
Scientific perspectives on anarchism
By: Timothy Reaves
David Graeber argues for the development of a novel, or somewhat novel approach to Anarchist theory in his long pamphlet called Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology. Anthropologists, he notes, are the people who interact on a daily basis with contemporary anarchist societies. Yet they are...
By: Ussama Qadri
An archaeological site that is as old as the history of agriculture itself, Jerf al Ahmar is a world renowned archaeological site that is located in Syria. It is a prehistoric treasure which is located on the bank of the Middle Euphrates. It covers a...
The role of dance within native American cultures
By: Wendy R.
Native American dance is not only a form of entertainment and enjoyment, but is also spiritual in nature. Native Americans often use dance as a way to get closer to the natural world. Native American dances can also be healing dances, warrior dances, or some...
The most famous archaeological digs
By: Colleen Mart
Probably the most well known archaeological dig in the world would be the discovery of the tomb of King Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt. In the first decade of the 1900s, an American business man named Theodore M. Davis found a...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Even though many graduates in Anthropology find themselves in other fields of work, it is a natural process to view the workplace as a collection of humans who come together to meet a collective goal and who have a sense of community. There is the...

 

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