Argument against Evolution by Natural Selection

02 Aug 2017 13 Dec 2017

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Abstract Natural selection is one of the numerous theories that attempt to explain the evolution of living things from their primitive origins to the more advanced organisms existing today. At its core, this theory supports the notion that only the strongest organisms survive in a changing environment while their weak counterparts die off. Nevertheless, various circles regard the evolutionary theory by natural selection as practically ...

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Anthropological Perspectives on Family

23 Mar 2015 04 Dec 2017

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A classic definition of family, according to anthropologist George Murdock, is a social group characterized by common residence, economic cooperation, and reproduction. It includes adults of both sexes, at least two of whom maintain a socially approved relationship, and one or more children, own or adopted, of the sexually cohabiting adults." The U.S. Bureau of the Census has defined a family as "two or more persons related ...

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Does the EU Suffer From a Democratic Deficit?

23 Mar 2015 04 Dec 2017

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Does the EU suffer from a democratic deficit? Discuss. The overall goal of EU integration has been to 'create an ever closer union... in which decision are taken as closely as possible to the citizen' (Cini, Michele, Borragan ,2010, However, still the most enthusiastic backers of the EU must accept that it has been more a progression commencing and sustained by elites, than by a popular front ...

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Anthropological Essay on Human Rights

23 Mar 2015 04 Dec 2017

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Human Rights Human rights, as explained by the great English philosopher and thinker John Locke, are natural and unalienable rights (life, liberty, and property) inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, sex, color, religion or language. "All men are created equal", everyone is entitled to the human rights without any discrimination. Most human rights are guaranteed by the Constitution, state laws, and international treaties. International human ...

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Cultural Influences on Myths

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Introduction Myths, being narratives about early history (Barker, 2014, p.4) explains social occurrences which involves supernatural events. When it comes to myths, people can be very opinionated when deciding if the myth is true or not. Some people believe it because it is a tale they have been told while growing up or simply because it sounds fantastical, other people choose not to believe it until ...

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Modern Behaviour Patterns: Middle Stone Age Record of Africa

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Is there evidence for the establishment of modern behaviour patterns in the Middle Stone Age record of Africa? Behavioural modernity refers to developed behavioural traits we associated with ‘modern’ humans (Jacobs & Richard, 2009). These behavioural traits are what distinguish modern humans & their recent ancestors from other extinct hominids as well as both current & past primates. What we now classify as modern human behaviours ...

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Illicit Trafficking in Cultural Goods

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Title: Illicit trafficking in cultural goods with special emphasis on Mauritius. INTRODUCTION The international market place for cultural goods is a billion rupees market. Every day in the world thief or looters are smuggling out cultural goods from their countries of origins and sold them to foreign countries. My aim in this project is to improve our understanding of trafficking in cultural objects in order to ...

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Explaining Poverty in Canada

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Poverty in a section of Canadian society remains a major concern, with the nation scoring one of the highest poverty rates among the highly industrialized and wealthiest nations (CBC, 2013). The government of Canada, in a bid to help reduce the poverty level, has been making efforts to set up wide range of social welfare programs, including universal public education systems, universal medical systems, minimum wage ...

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Anthropology: Research Methods and Communication

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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A correlation is also known as a relationship between two or more variables. There are three types of correlation, positive, negative, and no correlation. Positive correlation is when the data of the two variables increase. Negative correlation occurs when one of the variables increases, but the other decreases. And last but not least, no correlation, which shows that neither of the variables has an effect on ...

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Anthropological Insight into Death

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Vado Tergum In Vicis “Vado Tergum In Vicis” I hear him mumble as I cradled him and watched him close his eyes, inhale a deep breath one last time before dozing off in a deep unending slumber. Those were his last words. It has been weeks since my grandfather passed away but his words still echo in my head, as if those were only said yesterday. ...

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The Rite Reading Critique

02 Aug 2017

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Reading The Rite was an intriguing experience for me since as young as I can recall I have gone to church, so the concept of Lucifer and demons is far from new to me. While reading this book by Matt Baglio the resounding question that crept into my head was what was his purpose for writing this book? There are enough movies out there satiate ...

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Ethnographic Methods in Qualitative Research

02 Aug 2017

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Firstly, this essay outlines a definition of both qualitative and ethnography methods. It will then explain how four articles of qualitative research have used the ethnographic method. It will discuss each article then compare and contrast them. Finally, the essay will look at a critical analysis of ethnography by linking the articles to the data written. They are as follows: Impact of financial incentives on ...

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Anthropological Concepts of the Home

02 Aug 2017

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Annotated Bibliography: Home Introduction In this paper, I will be reviewing 4 readings which are closely related to homes and dwelling. I will also analyse and assess the strengths and weakness on each reading based on the explanations and theories presented on each reading, based on the ideal home, the perception of home and the concept of home within the anthropological perspective. A home or ...

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Sexual Orientation Equality and HRM

02 Aug 2017

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The term 'Sexual Orientation Equality' portrays the equal esteeming of the unique parts expected by men and women. The subject endeavors to vanquish hypothesis pieces and partialities, so both people and females are set up to do likewise getting rewards and contributing towards social, political, social and cash related changes inside society. At whatever go-to individuals and women recognize esteem, the provoke result is a ...

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Student Political Education: System Harmony and Culture

02 Aug 2017

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A study on College Students' Ideological and political education from the perspective of system harmony and traditional culture Summary- In this paper, we analyze the unique paradigm of ideological and political education, ideological and political education of traditional paradigms no longer meet the growth of university students, by ideological and political education paradigm from "Monologue" to "dialogue" conversion, combined with the actual college ...

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Difference of Indigenous Art in History

02 Aug 2017

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  Abstract Art has been a historical connection for many cultures, such as Indigenous culture, as they protect the history of communities and allows for the new generation of the community to learn of their past through artwork and documentaries. However, due to misrepresentations from artwork such as paintings, sculptures, films, Indigenous identity can be represented by stereotypes created by non-Indigenous artists who interpreted indigenous ...

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Biological Anthropology Analysis of the Gorilla

02 Aug 2017

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Gorilla Biological anthropology is also known as physical anthropology.it is an interesting mixture of social studies and biology of people. This study concerned with the biological and behavioural aspects of human beings, and their related non-human primates and their extinct ancestors. To grasp how human evolution, occur from earlier life forms(primates). Primates include (Homo sapiens), the apes, the monkeys and gorillas. we can know ...

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Accordia Global Health Foundation and Impact on Poverty

02 Aug 2017

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Accordia Global Health Foundation is an NGO that is providing at all phase of the fieldwork cycle, promoting the importance and productiveness of the fieldwork, prime concern and understanding expressed in activity. They have crucial role in governance by encouraging and supporting applicable global health fact-finding, capital deploy for research administration of comprehension. Further, the participation of   Accordia Global Health Foundation in research is proximate ...

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Sickle Cell Disease Perspective: Genetic Anthology

02 Aug 2017

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  Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is inherited which means that the disease is passed by genes from parents to their children. People who have SCD inherit two abnormal hemoglobin genes, one from each parent. SCD has many forms; however, the most common and severe form, sickle cell anemia, overwhelming affects African-Americans and Hispanics in the United States. This paper will analyze SCD; explore the social ...

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Film Review and Summary | Theeb

02 Aug 2017

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  Theeb is a drama thriller film directed by Jordanian film director, Naji Abu Nowar. The film is about a young Bedouin boy named Theeb, played by Jacir Eid, who must adventure across the large desert of Wadi Rum. It takes place in the middle east surrounding World War I and is set during a period known as the Arab Revolt. This was a time ...

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Ownership of Property in Islamic Law

23 Mar 2015 20 Jul 2017

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Keywords: muslim women property ownership, muslim women rules Abstract Property ownership has been highly debated in recent years especially when it comes to women. The case of Muslim women has been alarming in certain Islamic countries because though women are allowed to own property some traditions when put together with some Islamic Laws are highly restricting women's ownership property. Property in this light includes land, house and ...

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Evolution of Primate Locomotion and Body Configuration

23 Mar 2015 17 Jul 2017

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Keywords: evolutionary modification, primate evolution The Evolution Of Primate Locomotion and Body Configuration Humans, who have long since abandoned the trees as their principal lodging place, have only partially lost the physical adaptations for tree climbing; their hands, in particular, remain in the arboreal mold. Only the feet have lost their primitive prehensility in adapting to bipedal walking (Primate, 2009). There are many changes that occurred in ...

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The Relationship of Resistance to Power

23 Mar 2015 01 Jun 2017

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Keywords: where there is power there is resistance meaning, Power and Resistance 'Where there is power, there is resistance, and yet, or rather consequently, this resistance is never in a position of exteriority in relation to power' (Foucault, 1978: 95-96). In human sciences one of the main issues has always been the relationship of resistance to power. Where there is power, there is resistance; power affirms ...

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The Culture of Italy - Architecture, People and History

23 Mar 2015 25 May 2017

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Keywords: italian culture, italian cities, social stratification italy The main focus of this culture project will be the nation of Italy. Italy is a peninsula, with two main islands which include Sardinia and Sicily, located in south central Europe and extending into the Mediterranean Sea. Italy has a land mass, including the islands, of about 116,300 square feet. To get a better proportion in mind, Italy is ...

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Exchange in social life

23 Mar 2015 18 May 2017

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Why, and how, have anthropologists argued that exchange is the basis of social life? "Exchange is an act of giving something to somebody or doing something for somebody and receiving something in return."[1] According to the Encyclopaedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 'exchange' is the transfer of things between social and actors.[2] Things can be human or animal, material or immaterial, words or things. The actors can ...

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The links between language and culture

23 Mar 2015 18 May 2017

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The objective of my research My research is based on understanding about how culture is linked to language and verse-visa. This topic wonders me sometimes; I was unable to get a better understanding. I know it is very confusing, hard to understand as people always argue about it and limited of resources to actually find out about the truth. There are too many researchers giving different interpretation ...

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The Penan Culture | Analysis

23 Mar 2015 17 May 2017

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Introduction: The Penan is one of the groups in South East Asia and they are live in Sarawak, Malaysia. There are about ten thousands Penan live in Sarawak and only about two hundred of them are nomadic Penan people left. The nomadic Penan is the people who are move from one place to other new place in every month to get new places to stay and food. ...

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Who Are Whistle blowers?

23 Mar 2015 16 May 2017

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Introduction Generally, all professional jobs in the civilized societies are carried out within the framework of a given Code of Conduct that is well known and understood by all employees as well as the employer(s). In simple terms, a Code of Conduct refers to a set of ethics which regulates the behavior of each an every employee with a view to safeguarding the good reputation of ...

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Barth's Theory of Transactionalism

23 Mar 2015 15 May 2017

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Political Swat Barth Assess Barth's Theory of Transactionalism In this book, such a paradigm of political experience not only tells us something important about the traditional political situation in Swat, it is also the basis of a trenchant criticism of views prevailing at the time when Barth wrote...It reveals that a quest for personal advantage could flourish in a traditional setting.” (Meeker 1980 : 684) It is ...

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Functionalism and culture

23 Mar 2015 12 May 2017

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Watched movie in week 2, authors discussed in this (i.e. literature we should connect to): - Malinowksi - Maus - Levi-Strauss - Sahlin Malinowski: His approach to anthropology was based on functionalism and culture. Functionalism ascribes meaning, function, and purpose to the elements within a whole. Culture defines that whole, and it constitutes the entity in which the various functional elements act and are interdependent. Malinowskis understanding ...

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Ethnographic project on The Ifugao

23 Mar 2015 12 May 2017

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Name of culture What is the name of your chosen culture? What is the meaning of the name in English? Do the people in your culture call themselves this name - if not, what do they call themselves and what does it mean in English? Do neighboring groups call them something else? If so, what is that, and what does it say about relations between the ...

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The resource curse of natural resources

23 Mar 2015 11 May 2017

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Chapter 1:Introduction The resource curse is the theory that countries with an abundance of natural resources, such as oil and minerals, achieve less economic growth than countries that are not endowed with natural resources. There are authors that argue this point (Auty 1990, Gelb 1988, Sachs and Warner 1995, 1997, 1999) and there are those that believe the resource curse is less to do with resources and ...

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The League of Nations

23 Mar 2015 10 May 2017

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In what ways was the League of Nations a predecessor to the UN? Was the League successful in it's goal of protecting minorities throughout Europe in the wake of WWI? While the League of Nations was created after the end of World War One to prevent war from ever breaking out again, a few years later World War Two broke out shocking the world with its lack ...

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Casual Dress At Work

23 Mar 2015 09 May 2017

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TITLE: GETTING CASUAL AT WORK 1. ABSTRACT This paper seeks to establish the effects and implications of getting casual within the work environment of Bank of America. The Bank of America being the largest bank (by assets), it is known for its high levels of professionalism and its workers' formal dress code. This paper will therefore discuss the bank's service delivery to its clients while at the ...

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The foraging society

23 Mar 2015 09 May 2017

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Foraging society forms the oldest and the more basic political system of people- the band societies. For more than 1 million years, these people from hunter-gathering societies sustain their living doing this. The contemporary hunter/ gatherers form a small group or population of people with little density and nomadic type of living. Foragers remain egalitarian because they live in close kinship relations with others. They were ...

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