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...
By: Fiona Mather
There are many factors that influence people to drink alcohol. Drinking to be sociable is one influence. This seems to be one reason people will give in reaction to the question - Why do you drink? Some people will say that they drink to unwind...
By: Elizabeth M Young
It is easy to think of the perspectives of the Upper classes as being downward looking, since we often comprehend the upper classes as being "at the top" of stratified society. When we classify such individuals by systems of layering or of stratification, it is...
The Bretton Woods conference
By: D. Vogt
The Bretton Woods Conference was a major international conference held in New Hampshire in 1944. It led to the creation of the International Monetary Fund, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (now the World Bank), and, indirectly, to the General Agreement on Tariffs and...
Tool-making hominids: Zinjanthropus boisei
By: D. Vogt
Zinjanthropus boisei, also known as Australopithecus boisei and Paranthropus boisei, was an early tool-making hominid which lived between 1.2 and 2.6 million years ago in Africa. The first Zinjanthropus boisei specimen was discovered by Mary Leakey in the Olduvai Gorge in the 1950s...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Sociology is the study of the workings of the whole person as the person interacts with society and with others. People are built by others. Their beliefs, values, norms, life experience, knowledge and traumas are at the hands of other people. It is impossible for...
How people become criminals
By: Christyl Rivers
Human beings seek connection. If we cannot find a way to “belong” in socially acceptable ways, we seek anti-social, also known as “criminal” ways to belong. Our human weaknesses have origins in our biology as social creatures. It is our new brains, however...
The psychology of mob behavior and crowd control
By: Christyl Rivers
When people herd together, they instinctively behave as other herd animals. In most animal groups, the crowd is known to act as one unit. Humans, being animals too, adopt the same kind of herd mentality. The group will act differently than each member would behave...
By: Andi Andi
Anger is a combination of emotional and physical changes. Anger occurs when the body's large energy released in a chemical form that releases adrenaline. Anger is a normal process that has allowed humans to evolve and adapt, but problems will arise when you cannot control...
By: Elizabeth M Young
It is impossible to find a comprehensive and universally acceptable program that applies to all schools in the vast and diverse complex of American schools. Any discussion of school violence and the changes to environment that are effective in reducing it will offer up competing...

 

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