CULTURE by Conrad Kottak, Lisa Gezon

By Conrad Kottak, Lisa Gezon

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937). The following chapters present anthropology as a humanistic science devoted to discovering, describing, understanding, and explaining similarities and differences in time and space among humans and our ancestors. Clyde Kluckhohn (1944) described anthropology as “the science of human similarities and differences” (p. 9). ” (p. 9). Anthropology has compiled an impressive body of knowledge that this textbook attempts to encapsulate. , sociology, psychology), anthropology also has strong links to the humanities.

Others are merely generalities, common to several but not all human groups. Still other traits are particularities, unique to certain cultural traditions. UNIVERSALS AND GENERALITIES Biologically based universals include a long period of infant dependency, year-round (rather than seasonal) sexuality, and a complex brain that enables us to use symbols, languages, and tools. Among the social universals is life in groups and in some kind of family (see Brown 1991). Generalities occur in certain times and places but not in all cultures.

Which natu CULTUR IS CULTURE ALL-EN ALL-ENCOMPASSING For anthro anthropologists, culture includes much more than refi r nement, good taste, sophistication, education, educatio and appreciation of the fine arts. ” The Th most interesting and significant cultural forces force are those that affect people every day of their lives, liv particularly those that influence children during enculturation. Culture, as defined anthropologically, encompasses features that th are sometimes regarded as trivial serious study, such as those of “popuor unworthy of ser contemporary North Amerilar” culture.

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