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Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology

Quiz 3 :

Fieldwork and Ethnography

Quiz 3 :

Fieldwork and Ethnography

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Margaret Mead's talent for blending fieldwork with dynamic writing about gender roles provided her with the authority and opportunity to become what kind of anthropologist?
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Margaret Mead was both controversial and renowned for her work. Which of the following statements best describes that work?
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Henry Lewis Morgan and Edward Burnett Tylor, two early anthropologists, had notably different approaches to anthropological research. In conducting his research, Tylor:
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What is the necessary starting point for all anthropologists conducting fieldwork, as demonstrated in the heartbreaking stories recounted by Nancy Scheper-Hughes?
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What did Lewis Henry Morgan do that was an exception in the field of anthropology at that time?
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E. E. Evans-Pritchard used a synchronic approach in establishing social anthropology through a(n):
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What is fundamental to all research conducted by contemporary cultural anthropologists?
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Franz Boas's attempts to document Native American cultures that were devastated by the westward expansion of settlers is called salvage ethnography. Boas's method involved:
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Anthropologists conducting fieldwork may experience a particular kind of disorientation from the "strangeness" they discover. What is this often attributable to?
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In his study of everyday "Body Rituals among the Nacirema," anthropologist Horace Miner presents us with:
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What did Bronislaw Malinowski (1884-1942) encourage fellow anthropologists to do in his guidelines?
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In an age of intensifying globalization, ethnographic research continues to provide a deep understanding of informants' everyday lives and cultures, due in large part to the continued use of what specific part of the anthropologist's toolkit?
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Franz Boas is credited with developing the concept of cultural relativism. What specific perspective made cultural relativism radical at that time?
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The roots of cultural anthropology and ethnographic fieldwork lie in:
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How did Annette Weiner, a feminist anthropologist, challenge preexisting theories in anthropology?
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How did early twentieth-century anthropology differ from the anthropology practiced in nineteenth-century Europe?
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What aspect of life did Nancy Scheper-Hughes find particularly useful when decoding radically different cultures?
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E. E. Evans-Pritchard's approach to anthropology has been criticized for being ahistorical. What was one of the major shortcomings of his work?
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What aspect of Sidney Mintz's work introduced a new approach to ethnography?
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Making the strange seem more familiar is an overarching goal of which method of conducting anthropology?
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