Home > Degree Level Essays > Social Sciences > Anthropology

Anthropology


Question: Using ethnographic material, assess the value and limitations of the concept of resistance.

Answer: The concept of resistance is one of some contention amongst anthropologists. There...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Anthropology
  • Course: Anthropology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 67%
  • Words: 2314
  • Date submitted: April 09, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2631

Question: Examine the impact of tourism on the cultures of South-East Asia. How can the anthropological perspective help us understand and plan for these changes?

Answer: Southeast Asia has witnessed significant growth in tourism in recent years. The...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Anthropology
  • Course: Anthropology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 67%
  • Words: 3200
  • Date submitted: February 26, 2009
  • Date written: November, 2000
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 826

Question: In Evan-Pritchard’s view, what political institutions acted to promote equilibrium within Nuer society? To what extent does his viewpoint underestimate the role of external factors in encouraging stability within Nuer society?

Answer: The study of stateless societies represents one of the fundamental contributions of...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Anthropology
  • Course: Anthropology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 66%
  • Words: 1848
  • Date submitted: March 01, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 851

Question: According to the Shorter Oxford Dictionary, a ‘gift’ is ‘something...which is voluntarily transferred to another without the expectation or receipt of an equivalent’. Anthropologists, however, routinely talk about ‘gift-exchange’. Discuss this apparent paradox.

Answer: Gifts are exchanged constantly for all sorts of occasions, ranging from economic...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Anthropology
  • Course: Anthropology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 66%
  • Words: 2280
  • Date submitted: February 26, 2009
  • Date written: April, 2002
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 809

Question: If societies can learn to use modern technologies in ways that benefit people instead of repressing them, the problems that they face will be solved. Discuss.

Answer: In One Dimensional Man, Herbert Marcuse emphasizes the forces of technology and...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Anthropology
  • Course: Anthropology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 65%
  • Words: 1094
  • Date submitted: March 02, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 869

Question: Why is the body an important object of anthropological study?

Answer: In order to try and understand a different culture I feel it...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Anthropology
  • Course: Anthropology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 65%
  • Words: 1987
  • Date submitted: March 02, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 865

Question: Outline the advantages and disadvantages of Ethnographic methods. Include as an illustrative material (i) Your own ethnographic case study, and (ii) examples from both (a) anthropological research in a modern organisational context and (b) more traditional ethnographies.

Answer: ‘Ethnography is the hallmark of social anthropology’. It’s the study of people...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Anthropology
  • Course: Anthropology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 65%
  • Words: 5650
  • Date submitted: March 02, 2009
  • Date written: March, 2004
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 854

Question: What are the forces that drive and retard population growth? Do healthy, prosperous, populations reproduce faster than poor unhealthy ones?

Answer: This essay seeks to give an overview of some of the forces...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Anthropology
  • Course: Anthropology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 65%
  • Words: 1729
  • Date submitted: February 27, 2009
  • Date written: November, 2003
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 835

Question: How can we account for the spectacular rise of the Arabs?

Answer: When looking at the sudden elevation of the Arabs in terms of...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Anthropology
  • Course: Anthropology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 65%
  • Words: 1978
  • Date submitted: February 27, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 831

Question: Anthropology Research paper
The Veil; Reasons Behind Its Removal

Answer: Having seen the contradicting opinions regarding the concept of the veiled teenager,...


Read more of the answer →

  • Subject: Anthropology
  • Course: Anthropology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 65%
  • Words: 5613
  • Date submitted: February 26, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 817

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next

New customer?

Registering is fast
and easy

Welcome back

Easy access

  1. Register with us
  2. Pay for instant access
  3. Or submit 3 essays
    of your own for
    FREE access

Browse

Adobe Reader is required to access all coursework & essays. (pdf)
PayPal handles payments on our behalf. All major credit cards and currencies accepted.

A PayPal account is not nessesary.