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anthropology looks at
nature of culture
human use to cope with worlds and to meet universal need of human being
what does anthro meas
biological and cultural interaction
what to do to better understand human behavior?
study human similarity and diversity
what does anthropologist do?
search for patterns between groups and make comparison between groups.
comparative, cross-cultural study of society and culture
study of contemporary culture
examines ethical and political issues with application; grown filled
study of past human behavior through materials ramains
example of cultural material
artifacts, ecofacts, features, structure
why we study cultural material?
to infer nature of past culture and to understand behavior/thinking behind remains
focus on ID of individuals
one's culture attitudes, beliefs, values are better than others
cultures should be analyzed in relation to their histories and values, not the values of another culture.
what can anthropology do to you?
-can be about self-discovery
-open you to the world
-open the world to you