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Instructions: In this paper, anthropology will become more than a body of knowl

Instructions: In this paper, anthropology will become more than a body of knowledge to be studied; anthropology will become an active process of discovery. For your paper, you will conduct anthropological fieldwork, face-to-face, by interviewing someone of a different culture. Choose an individual who comes from a cultural group/area that is different from your own, consider seeking out a co-worker, neighbor, etc. You will interview your informant asking the following questions: 1) What are the groups or institutions that are…

Please answer this question in 1-2 typed, double-spaced pages. You may draw fro

Please answer this question in 1-2 typed, double-spaced pages. You may draw from readings, films, and/or your own personal knowledge. You are not expected to do outside research. Part of understanding hip-hop as a cultural practice – rather than just as a set of musical sounds – is to understand the environment in which it developed. This assignment asks you to think about the physical and symbolic “spaces” that gave birth to hip-hop. Choose two of the following kinds of…

COMMUNITY PROFILE ASSIGNMENT Each student will be required to choose a census t

COMMUNITY PROFILE ASSIGNMENT Each student will be required to choose a census tract and analyze selected socio-economic characteristics about the population based on data derived from the Decennial Census and the American Community Survey. You are also required to provide insights and impressions about the land use, housing types, and physical characteristics based on visual observations by either walking or driving around the selected area. Handouts of Census Tract boundary maps along with a more detailed description of the assignment…

Assignment 5: Answer this question with reference to the readings: • In what w

Assignment 5: Answer this question with reference to the readings: • In what ways can healing be gendered? Readings: – Nunez, Lorena. 2015 “Faith Healing, Migration and Gendered Conversions in Pentecostal Churches in Johannesburg” in Healing and Change in the City of Gold, edited by Ingrid Palmary, Brandon Hamber & Lorena Nunez, Lorena. New York, Dordrecht, Londong: Springer – Manderson, Lenore. 2011. “Ch. 5: The Feminine in Question” In Surface Tensions: Surgery, Bodily Boundaries and the Social Self. Walnut Creek,…

Directions: You are to write a 14-16 page (or 4000-6000 word) paper on a topic

Directions: You are to write a 14-16 page (or 4000-6000 word) paper on a topic pertaining to the broad subject of “Economic Anthropology”. I am providing a great deal of leeway here. My preference is that you find a topic that is either really interesting to you or is up your alley in your own course of study. Papers should be double spaced, with one inch margins in 10 or 12 point and in a font similar to Times or…

Purpose: Power is embedded in many kinds of social relations, from interpersona

Purpose: Power is embedded in many kinds of social relations, from interpersonal relations, to institutions, to structural frameworks of whole societies. Power is deeply embedded in culture, including systems of power such as race and racism, ethnicity and nationalism, gender, human sexuality, economics, and family. Every relationship has a power dynamic. In some, you have power over another person. In others, someone has power over you. Or the dynamic of power may shift back and forth depending on the circumstances.…

The evolution of hip-hop culture is often presented as either a large-scale col

The evolution of hip-hop culture is often presented as either a large-scale collective cultural development or a series of small-scale, individual innovations. In this class, we have suggested that it is both: Individual artists make creative choices within the context of a larger social and cultural environment. The goal of this assignment is to encourage you to think about specific ways that this process – hip-hop – has helped individuals and small groups to understand and control their relationship to…

The purpose of this assignment is to encourage you to reflect on your own cultu

The purpose of this assignment is to encourage you to reflect on your own culture by exploring and defining who you are, culturally speaking, including your cultural background, cultural beliefs, how your cultural background impacts your world view and your interaction with individuals from other cultures. Drawing on your own personal experiences and reflecting on cultural models (at least 2), you should compile a personal cultural profile, reflecting on cultural traits you share with your culture of origin and other…

From hapless donors who are tricked or coerced into giving up parts of their bo

From hapless donors who are tricked or coerced into giving up parts of their bodies, to surgeons half a world away who turn a blind eye to illicit dealings, this program shines a powerful light on the underground human-organ market. It begins as a Nepalese youth is forced to sell one of his kidneys, then travels through India, South Africa, Brazil, and universities and medical centers throughout the world—following the insidious work of organ hunters and smugglers, as well as…

Make sure you cite the article at the end, a full APA citation, Instructions –

Make sure you cite the article at the end, a full APA citation, Instructions – Give yourself plenty of time to read the first article (do not read the primary source until after this analysis is done). Analyze the secondary source article using the questions listed below (drawn from the Campus Library at UW Bothell and Cascadia College). Do NOT complete in short answer – this is an essay. What is the article title and who are the authors? Thesis/position/argument/question…