cultural anthropology essay

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  1. How can cultural anthropology contribute to a better understanding of the way “race” is conceptualized?What questions can an anthropologist, interested in studying race as a cultural concept, pose??

  1. Do the benefits of globalization outweigh the harms?? Should modernization be abandoned to protect cultures (e.g. Lapps/Saami with snowmobiles!!)?? How can local knowledge be preserved while allowing transnational corporations to set up manufacturing plants in various countries around the world?

  1. Is the “American dream” still possible? Consider class, gender, and race issues here. Was the “dream” an illusion set up by Western European descendants to achieve or is it a real possibility for all member of the United States??

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School: UC Berkeley



Cultural Anthropology
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Cultural Anthropology

Culture is an important aspect of any society. The people develop a way of doing things
and a belief through which they perform and live. Societies have diverse beliefs and cultures
which define their mere existence and the way through which they interact with each other.
Being proud of one’s culture helps in forming a society that is deeply rooted in the original and
accepted ethics of that society. Anthropology seeks to understand the human beings as
individuals, society components and carriers of cultural history. Therefore, cultural anthropology
is the study of issues such as religion, race relations, gender, colonialism, and all the aspects that
revolve around the human beings.
Issues related to race are...

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