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Browsing AnthroNotes by Subject "Asia"

Browsing AnthroNotes by Subject "Asia"

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  • Miller, Barbara (1994)
    Cultural relativism discussed; includes case study of female infanticide in rural India.
  • Shalinsky, Audrey (2002)
    Written to help teachers and students in 2002 discuss aspects of Afghan history and culture; anthropologist Shalinsky did fieldwork there in the mid-1970s.
  • Feldman, Ilana (2010)
    Palestinian refugee experiences since 1948 offer the anthropologist insights into the multiple perspectives of being a refugee as well as the impacts humanitarian efforts have had on those experiences.
  • Krulfeld, Ruth (1997)
    Anthropology professor Krulfeld's work focuses on refugee women and their self-empowerment through the formation of an organization for women, The Lao-American Women's Association.
  • Lacroix, Jennifer (2006)
    Five ethnographic documentary films provide glimpses of northern Afghan culture in the early 1970s; article includes lesson objectives and discussion topics suitable for grades 10-12 and college.
  • Grinker, Roy Richard (2006)
    Based on his study of autism in over a dozen countries, Grinker defines autism and presents brief case studies of how families in India cope with their autistic children.
  • Harper, Louise (1984)
    Teacher Harper describes how a rural village in India has changed in the thirty years since she first studied it as a doctoral student.
  • Dittemore, Margaret R. (2002)
    Annotated bibliography of online websites offering resources for teaching about the history, geography, and peoples of the Middle East.
  • Kuipers, Joel C. (1991)
    The importance of poetic performance and ritual speech to the Weyewa people on the eastern Indonesian island of Sumba.
  • Bai, Le-the; Chaleunrath, Vilay; Hackett, Beatrice; Haines, David (1984)
    Four commentaries, two by Indochinese and two by anthropologists, provide insight into the refugees' response to American culture.
  • Spang, Lyra (2010)
    Anthropologist Spang examines tourism as an ideal place to explore key questions about identity production, 'the other,' boundaries between different ethnic and cultural groups, as well as cultural exchange, change, and ...
  • Beeman, William O. (2009)
    Anthropological exploration of the complicated nature of Iraq's several communities and sub-communities, and how they view and interact with each other.
  • Bell, Genevieve (2011)
    Cars are significant sites of human activity and here one car is investigated for what it can tell us about culture and technology; the author, who specializes in the study of technology and its uses, is senior cultural ...

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