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In what direction has research in cultural anthropology moved since the nineteenth century?
toward more direct observation of a culture through fieldwork
An anthropologist is conducting research on a culture by reading reports of the culture written by travelers and missionaries. She has never visited the culture she is studying. This anthropologist's research is an example of __________.
What is the advantage of using rapid-research methods?
Rapid-research methods can provide enough information for practical applications when there is a limited window of opportunity.
Lewis Henry Morgan's study of the Iroquois used which method of research?
How is the term diffraction used to describe the utility of a study centered on a commodity?
The focus of the study may provide a range of insights about it.
How does age affect research in cultural anthropology?
Anthropologists are adults, which makes it easier for them to gain rapport with people their own age rather than with children or the elderly.
An anthropologist returns home to Manhattan after spending a year living in a remote island village in the Pacific. When she returns, she feels anxious and overwhelmed by the crowds, traffic, and noise, and feels strange living in her home city again. This anthropologist's experience best illustrates __________.
reverse culture shock
Which of the following pairs of concepts would apply to the open-ended interview format?
Why do some anthropologists question the value of qualitative data analysis methods?
They argue it lacks scientific verifiability.
How can a researcher overcome the Hawthorne effect?
Spend a long period of time living among the people in the study.
Why is a pilot study helpful in the development of a questionnaire?
It can help the researcher develop culturally appropriate questions for the questionnaire.
An in-depth description of a person's life as it is narrated to the researcher is known as __________.
a life history
Why did Project Camelot disturb many cultural anthropologists?
The U.S. government employed several anthropologists to collect information on South American political leaders and events without revealing their political purpose.
What is one factor that made the debate surrounding anthropologists' participation in the United States' wars in Afghanistan and Iraq different from the debate over their involvement in the Vietnam War?
In Afghanistan and Iraq, the explicit goal was to reduce casualties through cultural understanding.
An anthropologist has formed a partnership with members of the community he is studying to explore their culture. This anthropologist's approach to research illustrates __________.
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