The Notre Dame Cathedral

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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To start with, it is very known that Notre Dame Cathedral that is found in Paris is one of the world's first ever to be made, Gothic Cathedral. Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is found near the Ile de la Cite on its eastern half, having to the west its main entrance. Many thought that the Cathedral of Notre Dame was one of the best when it ...

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Does kinship ultimately refer to biology?

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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Does kinship ultimately refer to biology? In this essay, I will explore the ways in which kinship ultimately refers to biology. I will first define what kinship is and how it is viewed from the western perspective. From there I will provide accounts of biology and genealogies and provide a basic definition. I will approach the argument how modern ideas and technology are changing kinship if defined ...

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Chiefdoms and Tribes

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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Introduction The Swazi of Southern Africa and the Mayogo of Northern Democratic Republic of Congo represent two different chiefdoms that live in Africa. The two chiefdoms share more with states than with tribes, a reason which explains its existence within the boundary of many states in Africa. The Swazi chiefdom is situated in the southern Africa in a landlocked country that was rule according to the chiefdom ...

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Confessions and interrogations

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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Interrogation refers to a method of questioning that is usually used by investigating officers such as police, detectives, or military to obtain information from a suspect (Michael, 2007). Interrogation is a process that is allowed in law as defined by the constitution, but not all forms of interrogation are legal or even ethical from a moral point of view. In United States for instance the form in ...

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Technology In Saudi Arabia in Modernity

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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Technology In Saudi Arabia in Modernity In the modern age, where a country must keep up to date on science and technology if it is to have a hope of keeping up with the western world, Saudi Arabia is unlike many other Islamic countries. In the past 20 years alone, its leaders have undertaken an immense project of updating, or establishing programs that would enable Saudi Arabia ...

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Womens role in construction

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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Women Managing in Construction The subject presented in this article is about the neglect of women in carrying out corporate role despite their education in the areas of expertise. Even though there has been affirmative action and equal opportunity embedded in the strategy of corporate recruitment, the needs of the woman civil engineer has not been fully met. It has been very difficult for the women to ...

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Symbolic interpretation of traditional marriage rites

23 Mar 2015 25 Apr 2017

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ABSTRACT This paper will take a look at kom traditional marriage rites and the four stages the constitute the actual marriage in Kom. It will begin by citing where Kom is situated, the various 8 satellite villages that made up the Kom tribe, which are Achain, Akei, Baiso, Baicham, Bueni, Mbesinaku, Mbenkas and Mejang. How they perceived marriage, how marriage is practiced in this society. This ...

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The Emergence Of Bipedal Hominids

23 Mar 2015 24 Apr 2017

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There are over ten hypotheses as to how and why bipedalism evolved in humans and when. Bipedalism evolved well before the large human brain or the development of stone tools. Bipedal specializations are found in australopithecus fossils from 4.2-3.9 million years ago. The different hypotheses are not necessarily mutually exclusive and a number of selective forces may have acted together to lead to human bipedalism. Possible reasons ...

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In and Beyond Anthropology

23 Mar 2015 20 Apr 2017

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Introduction During the 25 years since the publication of Writing Culture: the poetics and politics of ethnography, a great deal of discussion has accompanied it. In this essay I place this book in the context of the literary turn in anthropology, and concern with the postcolonial encounter as well. Throughout the analysis of the main themes in the book, attention is paid to the construction of ethnographic ...

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Primary and secondary salinity: Impacts on water resources

23 Mar 2015 18 Apr 2017

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Introduction. Salinity, one of the major water crises occurring around the globe, is the high concentration of total dissolved solids (TDS), such as sodium and chlorine, in soils and water (Rose, 2004). Salinity is a critical and prevalent problem affecting Australia, threatening the Australian natural environment and the sustainability of productive agricultural areas (Bridgman, Dragovish, & Dodson, 2008; McDowell, 2008). This can be attributed to naturally high ...

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Anthropology of Food: Medicinal Cannibalism

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Anthropology of Food  AbstractCannibalism has been a topic of morbid fascination, condemnation, and strong subject of academic and moral argument. Medicinal cannibalism and corpse medicine became a pervasive occurrence in early modern Europe and America. Egyptian mummies pulverized into powder, human flesh of those recently executed and tragically died, fat, blood, skull and moss of the dead man's skull were in high demand by physicians ...

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Eating Christmas in the Kalahari

03 Oct 2016 21 Feb 2017

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Eating Christmas in the Kalahari Abstract Richard Borshay Lee was a social anthropologist that had lived with and studied the southern Tswana tribe. In “Eating Christmas in the Kalahari” Richard Borshay Lee introduces us to some very useful techniques in social science. What he decided to do was take part in an ox Christmas festivity. Mr. Lee felt he had to give a gift because the ...

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What Impacts Have Systems of Communication Had Upon the Development of Human Societies

03 Oct 2016 19 Dec 2016

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The aim of this paper is to critically analyse communication and its development of human societies. It will scrutinise whether any form of symbolic behaviour was a form of communication. This essay will question some of the findings of the past through the examination of communicative works such as cave-art. Discussion of urbanism and religion as a means of communication with divine or supernatural powers will ...

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Anthropology Essays - Gujarati Immigrants Transnational

23 Mar 2015 08 Mar 2016

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Gujarati Immigrants Transnational RESEARCH QUESTION: How does the integration of Gujarati immigrants in Britain affect their participation in transnational activities? Introduction This proposed research aims to understand links between social and economic integration and participation in transnational activities. I will focus on Gujarati immigrants as they are widely regarded as being amongst the most affluent, successful and religious of Britain’s South Asian settlers (Dwyer, 1994). The proposed ...

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The origin of the ifugao

23 Mar 2015 11 May 2015

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The name of the chosen culture is Ifugao. The origin of the Ifugao comes from the term Ipugo, which means "from the hill". According to their mythology, their name is derived from Ipugo which refers to the rice grain given to them by their God, Matungulan. Also, others say that the name comes from the word "I-pugaw" which loosely translates to "inhabitants of the earth." Neighboring people ...

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The bangwa people in southern cameroon

23 Mar 2015 11 May 2015

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Introduction What is legal pluralism?.Virtually every society is legally plural whether or not is has a colonial past including Cameroon. Legal pluralism has been existing in Cameroon for long with it numerous ethnic groups and diverse cultures. It is estimated that Cameroon has approximately 250 ethnic group and cultures with the Bangwa been one of the them, during colonization era, legal pluralism was intensified with ...

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What a forensic anthropologist would examine when attempting to identify human remains

23 Mar 2015

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Introduction Anthropology is the study of humankind, culturally and physically, in all times and places. Forensic Anthropology is the application of anthropological knowledge and techniques in a legal context (Hunter, 1996b). This involves detailed knowledge of osteology, anatomy, and to a lesser degree pathology, to aid in the identification and cause of death of skeletal and severely decomposed human remains. The application of forensic anthropology is specifically ...

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The importance of a tribe as a political system and its reluctance to subdue to the state efforts to erase it

23 Mar 2015

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INTRODUCTION The tribe is an important political system that existed in the world mainly in the area of the Middle East. The Rwala and the Pathans are two examples of existing tribes that play a major role in the area in which they are located, proved by the fact that their tribal system coexist within the states boundary. The two tribes not only do they exit in ...

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Living and Working in Bahrain

23 Mar 2015

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Case 8: Career Discrimination “Ellen Moore (A): Living and Working in Bahrain” Ellen Moore (A) - Living and working in Bahrain Case summary The case describes the working life and career decision of Ellen Moore, an American expatriate in Bahrain in the 1980s. Ellen is an outstanding and capable person both in terms of academic and professional background. Right after graduation with an MBA degree, she followed ...

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Anthropology Essays - The Spartans

23 Mar 2015

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The Spartans In the summer of 480 B.C a battle took place that would forever change the history of the Greeks and that would eventually influence the way in which the Western world looked at war. The Spartans took their stand against the massive army of Persians in a three day battle which resulted in the Persians taking the win but may have very well led to ...

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The Concepts Acculturation And Ethnicity Anthropology Essay

23 Mar 2015

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The concepts Acculturation and ethnicity are often used by the researcher to describe consumption experiences of ethnic minority consumers. This paper presents a review of the relationship between cultural process, specifically what has been termed Acculturation, and how it helps to understand consumer behavior of ethnic minority consumers. Consumer Acculturation is a socialization process in which an immigrant, or marginalizes consumer learns the behavior, attitude and values ...

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La notion de pouvoir

23 Mar 2015

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Anthropologie politique :La notion de pouvoir Janvier 2010 L'anthropologie politique est une discipline récente qui s'est développée réellement à partir des années 1920, mais qui tire son essence des préoccupations de la philosophie politique du XVIIIème siècle. En effet, cette discipline dont le projet est de fonder une science du politique, analyse la répartition et l'organisation du pouvoir et des phénomènes politiques qui permettent de dégager ...

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Gun Control

23 Mar 2015

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Gun ControlIntroduction Gun control remains the biggest challenge to security agencies in America. It has claimed several innocent lives thus leading to great moaning in the United States. Similarly, several people have been left crippled as a result of gun crime and violence. The challenge lies in the issuance and ownership of unlicensed guns in the United States. In order for the gun crime rate to decrease ...

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Major world civilization

23 Mar 2015

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Overview China is the oldest continuous major world civilization, with records dating back about 3,500 years. Successive dynasties developed a system of bureaucratic control that gave the agrarian-based Chinese an advantage over neighboring nomadic and hill cultures. Chinese civilization was further strengthened by the development of a Confucian state ideology and a common written language that bridged the gaps among the country's many local languages and dialects. ...

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Study And About Globalization Anthropology Essay

23 Mar 2015

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The globalization phenomenon is seen as the world-wide movement to bring different countries and societies together, allowing for greater integration and contact. Products, ideas, transactions and information are now able to circulate more freely. Consequently, this results in a global society of similar standards, where faster communication between societies would mean rapid improvements in the global economy and living standards as a whole. 1.1 The Advantages of ...

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Anthropology of Power and Conflict

23 Mar 2015

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Anthropology of Power and Conflict In what sense are aggressive behaviors, i.e. conflict, competition, and dominance, universal characteristics of humans? What is the evidence that in some cultures aggressive behaviors are rarely observed and strongly sanctioned? How is such an outcome achieved? Humans are innately social animals, whose existence depends on a continued complex relationship with other human beings. Expressed aggression will inevitably lead to an individual ...

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Penan tribe

23 Mar 2015

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The review that I would like to made among the 5 tribes that acted by the Bruce Parry is the Penan tribe. First of all, I would like to introduce briefly about the character of Bruce Parry. Bruce Parry is an activist that venture into the most remote area of Sarawak state in Malaysian Borneo. He believes that the only ways to knows more about the culture ...

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Children with down syndrome

23 Mar 2015

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A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE PERCEPTION OF PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH DOWN SYNDROME: THE CASE OF A FAMILY IN BAMENDA, CAMEROON AND A FAMILY IN LEUVEN, BELGIUM ABSTRACT Down syndrome is a form of disability which retards the growth of children. This form of disability is perceived differently in different cultures and these different perceptions affect the relationship between the rest of the family and the Down ...

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History of Hamas

23 Mar 2015

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Hamas Hamasis a Palestinian terrorist organization which mainly consists of Islamic paramilitary forces. The name Hamas, means Islamic Resistance Movement. This Palestinian Islamic group was formed way back in 1987 as a result of the Israeli taking up most of the West Bank or Gaza strip. The militant group was founded by Sheikh Ahmed Yassin. He was of Egypt origin and was strongly supported by many charitable ...

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Comparative Study

23 Mar 2015

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Pre-1914 Poetry: Comparative Study Compare the ways in which the city is presented in William Blake's ‘London' (1794) and William Wordsworth's ‘Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802'. In your response you should consider: • The techniques that the poets use to convey their impressions of the city. • The way(s) in which the poets include references to social, political and personal concerns and the extent to ...

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Material culture

23 Mar 2015

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Material culture refers to the corporal, physical object constructed by humans. Ferguson (1977) describes material culture as 'all of the things people leave behind .... All of the things people make from the physical world - farm tools, ceramics, houses, furniture, toys, buttons, roads and cities' (Ferguson, 1977). Material culture refers to objects that are used, lived in, displayed and experienced. Human beings interact with material culture ...

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The origin and history of tuberculosis

23 Mar 2015

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Tuberculosis has been with human kind since ancient times. There is much evidence of this bacterium throughout history. Many bodies have been found with traces of the disease from all over the world, from Greece to South America. The strand has evolved and grown with humans to continue to threaten us, and will continue to do so. However lately with recent findings and aid from technology we ...

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Japanese animation reveal

23 Mar 2015

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Women Roles in Anime and its Reflection of Japanese Society What do the portrayals of women in Japanese animation reveal about the role of women in Japanese society today? The role of women in Japanese culture is an important topic amongst when discussing contemporary Japan. While it is important to consider traditional methods of analysis that come from statistics and surveys, you also need to look at ...

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Violence against women

23 Mar 2015

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Introduction The research methodology that I will be using for the Data Collection and Analysis assignment is critical ethnography. This methodology fits with my research goal to bring awareness to the unequal power structures and oppression existing within the collaborative child welfare and violence against women (VAW) advocates relationship. Madison (2005) states that critical ethnographers have an "ethical responsibility to address unfairness and injustice within a particular ...

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About The Islamic Architecture Anthropology Essay

23 Mar 2015

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The eternal principle behind modern Islamic architecture is about the story that evolves from ancient times of Islam architecture and move towards modernism. Modernism began to slowly grow since Industrial revolution started. Since the period, it has turn Islamic architecture to explore in depth with the use of mass production. At the same time, continuing the richness of Islamic architecture elements and forms with influences from Euro ...

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The Relationship Between Nature And Culture

23 Mar 2015

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Nature is not what it used to be. Or at least that is what we may think, when we look at the way humans and their technologies have treated nature. When we speak of "nature", however, we are essentially talking about our relationship with nature, never nature itself. What we refer to as "nature" or "natural" has always been as much about what we see, as it ...

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Draft sexual selection

23 Mar 2015

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Miller, G.F. A review of sexual selection and human evolution: How mate choice shaped human nature "Natural selection shapes species to adapt to their environments and arises from individual differences in survival ability- cannot favour ornamental traits that decrease survivorship". However, it is not sufficient to account for male traits such as peacock's tail that do not enhance survivorship but rather jeopardize it. Darwin argued that in ...

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Limited liability corporation

23 Mar 2015

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TITLE: LIMITED LIABILTY CORPORATION INTRODUCTION Definition of a limited liability corporation (LLC) This paper will first commence by giving the exact meaning of a limited liability corporation. A limited liability corporation (LLC) is the usual incorrect name used instead of a limited liability company. Therefore the limited liability company and the limited liability company both refer to the same thing. Following the clarification made above it ...

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How the cold war promoted the civil rights movement in america, and how it promoted change

23 Mar 2015

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Introduction. Cold war refers to the conflict between the nations that supported communism and they were headed by the Soviet Union and those that supported democracy and they were headed by the United States. The cold war was fought propaganda, fiscal warfare, political arguments and through martial conflicts at times. The cold war is said to have began around 1947 when President Truman of the United States ...

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Warden's five rings theory

23 Mar 2015

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Col. John Warden's 5 Ring Model Warden's Five Rings theory is a model developed by Col. John Warden. It was first applied in a real war setting in the 1991 Gulf war incorporated in the "Operational Thunder" offensive strategy. It was the key theory that defined Operational Thunder strategy as it was known for American Air Power in defeating Iraq air force. The concept of the five ...

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An eating disorder

23 Mar 2015

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Anorexia nervosa (AN) is an eating disorder most commonly affecting adolescent women (Russell 1970, 132). The diagnostic criteria for anorexia is defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical manual of the American Psychiatric Association 4th ed (DSM-IV) as excessive dieting or exercise leading to extreme weight loss, a refusal to gain weight, disturbance in body shape perception and amenorrhea (American Psychiatric Association, 1994). It has been suggested that ...

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Discrimination against women

23 Mar 2015

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The world is facing many problems that are demolishing its unity, forcing the process of making a better world harder to achieve. One of the most devastating problems yet to be solved is the women's rights against discrimination. Discrimination, according to Cambridge University's dictionary is the act of treating a person or particular group of people differently, especially in a worse way from the way in which ...

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Super girl

23 Mar 2015

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Individualism Transition in Chinese Cultural Value Through A Case Study of TV Show Super Girl Introduction “Individual“, the term by itself means something or someone unique. Thus, “Individualism” is a revolution which tends to power the rights of an individual. In countries like America, such a practice is followed. The people there wish that there should be enough personal space for every individual without being disturbed by ...

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Body memory and architecture

23 Mar 2015

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'Discuss the relationship between building, dwelling and the notion of 'home,' drawing on ethnographic examples,' 'Discuss the relationship between building, dwelling and the notion of 'home,' drawing on ethnographic examples,' Understanding building as a process enables architecture to be considered as a form of material culture. Processes of building and dwelling are interconnected according to Ingold (2000), who also calls for a more sensory appreciation of dwelling, ...

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The giant panda

23 Mar 2015

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Introduction People have been attracted by specific species (Goedeke, 2004). Regarding these specific species, Kellert (1996) analyzes that humans tend to be attracted to the species which has a large body and is able to walk, run, or fly. The giant panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca is one of the most famous among those attractive species (Lorimer 2007). The giant panda is a member of the Ursidae family and ...

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Ecotourism

23 Mar 2015

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EXPLORING THE SOCIO-CULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF ECOTOURISM ON THE LOCAL POPULATION OF CAMEROON. ABSTRACT The ecotouristic sector in Cameroon is a growing but relatively minor industry. Cameroon's wildlife draws both safari-goers and big-game hunters, as Cameroon is home to many of Africa's iconic animals: cheetahs, chimpanzees, elephants, giraffes, gorillas, hippopotami, and rhinoceroses. Impediments to further growth of the eco-touristic sector include poor transport infrastructure and corrupt ...

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The evolutionary anatomy

23 Mar 2015

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A, Differences between the hip skeleton and musculature of bipedal hominid and quadrupedal apes. Ilium Humans: Reduced height, relative wideness (it is important in bipedal posture, because the weight of the body does not concentrate onto the spinal cord only). Orientation of blade (the curvature and the mediolateral orientation of the iliac blades help the Glutei medius and minimi to act as abductors and they can ...

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Gentrification of urban communities

23 Mar 2015

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Urban renewal is often lauded as a blessing by politicians and land developers; it is seen as a method of bringing economic and cultural growth to an otherwise stagnant community. It is a set of changes made in the hopes that new residents come in, more businesses open, and more capital flows into the area. However, redevelopment often results in the deconstruction and replacement of a pre-existing ...

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Islamic or State schools

23 Mar 2015

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How Muslim parents make their decision of sending their children to Islamic schools or to State schools. The study of how Muslim parents decide to send their children to either Islamic Schools or public has now been studied for some time and it has provided different answers for different questions. This study has mainly been carried out because of the now increasing evidence if the cultural and ...

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Enlightenment in Western and Islamic traditions

23 Mar 2015

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Enlightenment in Western and Islamic traditions: Which tradition provides greater Enlightenment? In the world we live, we are always faced with conflicting ideologies that influence our thinking. This is certainly true about Islam and secularism. In my case and in the case of most Muslim individuals who live in a modern society, society sometimes demands us to reject secular Western values and follow Islamic values and vice ...

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Persona, salud, entorno y enfermeria

23 Mar 2015

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Estamos ante un articulo de titulo "Persona, salud, entorno y enfermeria", que pertenece al volumen "Enfermeria Comunitaria. Metodos y Tecnicas". S.21.Edit.DAE.2° ed.2008 de autores Dora Espinar Gonzalez e Hipolito Delgado Rodriguez. Lo que viene a clarificarnos este articulo, en toda regla, es que el modelo biomedico se orienta exclusivamente a la practica asistencial, que se orienta a la enfermedad y deja a un lado el modelo holistico, ...

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The relationship of feminism and anthropology

23 Mar 2015

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The relationship of feminism and anthropology can bring a new development to the way ethnographies are written and done. Lila Abu-Lughod's statement feminist ethnography is an 'ethnography with women at the centre written for women by women' can be seen as an effort to find a distinct way of doing and writing ethnography. In this essay I will look at the roots of feminism and feminist anthropology. ...

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Importance of Youth Sports

23 Mar 2015

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Importance of Youth Sports Sports as an activity can be traced back to the earliest existence of human beings, for as long as they have been active and sportive. It is a great way for people to master the benefits of nature and their surrounding or environment for that matter. By studying the history of sports, we can learn about the social changes that man has gone ...

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The Relationship Of Feminism And Anthropology Anthropology Essay

23 Mar 2015

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The relationship of feminism and anthropology can bring a new development to the way ethnographies are written and done. Lila Abu-Lughod's statement feminist ethnography is an 'ethnography with women at the centre written for women by women' can be seen as an effort to find a distinct way of doing and writing ethnography. In this essay I will look at the roots of feminism and feminist anthropology. ...

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Impact Of Globalization And Gaming Anthropology Essay

23 Mar 2015

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Video game franchise has taken the world by storm. It is design to trigger human emotion by satisfying one need to kill, venting of frustration and anger. Video gaming is used to de-stress, educate and kill time. People would spend hundreds of dollars in the gaming sector and this has make gaming the primary platform of entertainment and lifestyle. 1.2 Impact of globalization and gaming The media ...

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Study On Enhancing Architecture Appreciation Anthropology Essay

23 Mar 2015

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Frank Lloyd Wright believed space was the essence of architecture. The reality of architecture is actually not in the solid elements that seem to make it, but rather - "the reality of a room was to be found in the space enclosed by the roof and walls, not in the roof and walls themselves." Spaces have intrinsic meanings that result from their spatial and visible forms and ...

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Various channels of distribution used for various financial services by the bank of baroda

23 Mar 2015

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The distribution channel (definition) Chains of intermediaries, each passing the product down the chain to the next organization, before it finally reaches the consumer or end-user of the product or services. Now let us study the various channels of distribution which had been used by BOB for its financial services. 1. Distribution through its branches in India (direct channel of distribution) Firstly, the bank provides and ...

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Childhood Obesity

23 Mar 2015

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Childhood Obesity Back few decades, the question of childhood obesity was not an issue to be argued. Our grandparents and parents never inquired the weight of their children at school age, their children, school fellows or any other child they came into contact with. Their children ate healthy foods from the table and played the whole day outside. The matter of childhood weight has altered enough since ...

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Analysis Of Todays Consumerism Anthropology Essay

23 Mar 2015

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Everlasting consumerism has shaped the way 21st century landscape looks like. It creates unlimited demand of products and stores in any possible space. Retail design is responsible to convert this possible space into a 'consumerism space'. It is where people encounter strong force to see and buy products. A perfect example to show evidence exists in fashion world. There is strong indication of tense competition happens between ...

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Fierce warriors with unmatchable qualities

23 Mar 2015

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INTRODUCTION Linguistically speaking, the term Goum comes from the Arabic word (??) pronounced with a Maghrebi accent which means stand up. This term is going to define a military unit that was formed by the French army to be used first internally for pacification purposes and then externally for fighting the Axis powers. The Goums were predominantly Berbers from the region of the Middle as well as ...

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Archaeology Essays - Homo Floresiensis

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The discovery of Homo Floresiensis has profound implications for what it means to be human; it raises questions about the uniqueness of human lineage which is the foundation of our society and our religions. The three great problems for nineteenth century ethnology and prehistory were identified by Latham in Man and his Migrations (1851) as: the unity or non-unity of the human species; its antiquity; and its ...

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Qualities of Social Anthropology

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Introduction Social anthropology is the field of anthropology that studies how living human beings behave in social groups. This essay seeks to explore the history, meaning and essential qualities of social anthropology which distinguish it from other branches of anthropology. In the UK, anthropology is usually primarily concerned with the study of culture. This area is termed 'social anthropology' and it is this designation which is used ...

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The sage dictionary of qualitative management research

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Provide a justification for qualitative research in organisations "Qualitative research is a field of inquiry in its own right. It crosscuts disciplines, fields and subject matters. A complex, interconnected family of terms, concepts, and assumptions surround the term qualitative research. These include the traditions associated with foundationalism, positivism, postfoundationalism, postpositivism, poststructuralism, and the many qualitative research perspectives, and/or methods connected to cultural and interpretive studies." (Denzin and ...

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The New Brutalist Architecture Anthropology Essay

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New Brutalist architecture is the outcome of a British architectural ethic named 'New Brutalism'. According to Peter and Alice Smithson, the term was coined from a newspaper paragraph heading which, by poor translation of French, called the Marseilles Unité by Le Corbusier 'Brutalism in architecture'[1]. The Smithsons anointed their own British brand of Modernism by adding 'New' both because they came after Le Corbusier and also in ...

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Reality tv: the reality that is globalized

23 Mar 2015

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Reality TV: the Reality that is Globalized Media Research Methods Arab satellite television stations have recognized themselves now as one of the major sources for information for the Arab world for they are demanding the domination of the American media. Television broadcasting in the Arab world goes back to the mid-1950s when on-governmental air operations were launched in Morocco, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia. In almost ...

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Gordon rule paper

23 Mar 2015

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For my Gordon Rule Paper I have decided to write about the Egyptians since I have always found them fascinating. The primary topic I will be discussing would be the way in which the ancient Egyptians would view, and considered death, due to how immensely different we as Americans view death today. The vast majority of Americans fear death more than anything else. We go to great ...

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Van Gennep’s stages and understanding a rite of passage in relationship to one or more rituals

23 Mar 2015

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Wittgenstein (1987, p.14, Chapter I. Introduction) set a large challenge for anthropology that has yet to be taken up. After reading the Golden Bough, he argues that Fraser made a crucial mistake by trying to deduce what things mean. He accused Fraser of not understanding that practices signify nothing but themselves, and that the extent of anthropology could be to delimit and work out the practical structure ...

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Anthropology: Conflict and Culture

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ANTHROPOLOGY: CONFLICT AND CULTURE Introduction Some of the vices of the society that were supposed to have been done away with ages ago are still so pronounced in the society today. There are some controversial cultural practices that continue to thrive even in this 21st century though have been passed by time: such includes the discrimination of the minority in the society. It's expected that with ...

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Study On The Flatiron Building Anthropology Essay

23 Mar 2015

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[Synopsis: This is a 5 page term paper written in MLA format explaining why any designer in the modern era should be interested in the Flatiron Building, constructed in 1902 in New York. The paper gives a description of the most captivating architectural features of Flatiron building that make it unique and admirable. The paper relies on 2 sources.] The Flatiron Building Eric Nash clearly describes ...

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Culture, self identity and work

23 Mar 2015

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Where exactly is the problem? Critically evaluate Hofstede and his national culture theory Introduction National culture has been defined in hundreds of ways (Erez and Early, 1993), but the most widely utilized dimensions of culture are the five presented by Hofstede (Crotts and Erdmann, 2000). Hofstede is the pioneer in this field and his national cultural theory is so famous that it is a milestone in this ...

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