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Applied anthropology

Applied anthropology is the practical application of anthropological data, methodology, perspective and theory to asses and solve contemporary social problems.

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Applied anthropology

liminality

Anthropology; Applied anthropology

A state a person can be in when they are in the middle of the ritual. They have left behind their previous state, but have yet to attain the form that the ritual will bestow upon them. Liminality can ...

descriptive ethics

Anthropology; Applied anthropology

Descriptive evolutionary ethics consists of biological approaches to ethics (morality) based on the role of evolution in shaping human psychology and behavior.

Applied anthropology

Anthropology; Applied anthropology

Applied anthropology refers to the application of the method and theory of anthropology to the analysis and solution of practical problems.

Anthrozoology

Anthropology; Applied anthropology

Anthrozoology (also called human–animal studies) is the study of interaction between living things. It is a modern interdisciplinary and burgeoning field that overlaps with a number of other ...

Paleoanthropology

Anthropology; Applied anthropology

Paleoanthropology (English: Palaeoanthropology; from Greek: palaeos "old, ancient"), anthrōpos "man", understood to mean humanity, and -logia "discourse" or "study"), which combines the disciplines ...

Anthropometry

Anthropology; Applied anthropology

Anthropometry (Greek anthropos "man") and metron ("measure") therefore "measurement of man") refers to the measurement of the human individual.

Craniometry

Anthropology; Applied anthropology

The science of measuring skulls, chiefly to determine their characteristic relationship to sex, body type, or genetic population.

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