ERIC Number: ED260774
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Subdisciplines of Anthropology: A Modular Approach. Cultural Anthropology.
Designed for use as supplementary instructional material in a cultural anthropology course, this learning module introduces the idea that anthropology is composed of a number of subdisciplines and that cultural anthropology has numerous subfields which are the specialty areas for many practicing anthropologists. Beginning with a general discussion of the field of anthropology, the paper next describes, defines, and discusses theoretical and historical considerations, for the following subdisciplines within anthropology: (1) archaeology; (2) physical anthropology; (3) medical anthropology; (4) cultural anthropology; (5) ethnology; (6) mathematical anthropology; (7) economic anthropology; (8) political anthropology; (9) the ethnography of law; (10) anthropology and education; (11) linguistics; (12) folklore; (13) ethnomusicology; (14) art and anthropology; (15) anthropology and belief systems; (16) culture and personality; (17) applied anthropology; (18) urban anthropology; and (19) economic anthropology. A test for students is included. (LAL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College of Marin, Kentfield, CA.