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2014, Vol. 6 No. 03 - 2465 words | Sociology » Popular Culture
Are memes mere distractions from our normal office boredom? Funny, stupid, or poignant, this most simple digital medium captures our attention in particularly unique ways. But how and why did this form of cultural transmission become so popular, and potentially, so... Read Article »
Discussions, 2008, Vol. 5 No. 1 - 4646 words | Anthropology » Physical Anthropology
Stature estimation is traditionally an important consideration in physical anthropology and archaeology and is especially pertinent in the realm of forensics. The most widely used resource for estimating living stature from the length of long bones is the research... Read Article »
Discussions, 2012, Vol. 8 No. 2 - 2557 words | Biology » Physical Anthropology
In the following study, the Hamann-Todd Osteological Collection at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History was examined to compare long bone fracture incidence among wildshot chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes), gibbons (Hylobates lar), and lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 10 - 7993 words | Anthropology » India
Large-scale rural to urban migrations have been occurring in India in record numbers within the last thirty years, inflating the populations of urban centers, such as Delhi and Mumbai. Within these streams of migrations, the number of youth leaving for cities has also... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 07 - 3889 words | Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
The past decades have seen significant expansion in the markets for commercial tourism, offering high-cost accommodation, luxury services, and resort getaways for the Western consumer. In the context of high expenditure-and-profit tourism, forms of alternative tourism... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 06 - 4596 words | Anthropology » Ancient Egypt
In the early part of the 20th century, the world experienced tumultuous change. At the turn of the century, advances in technology linked humans around the world like never before, political borders changed in the aftermath of one of the deadliest wars known, and the... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 04 - 6580 words | Anthropology » French Indochina
Education reforms were among the most invested projects of French Indochina. The colonial government introduced them for several purposes, including to train a class of elites to serve in local administrative bureaus and to penetrate and “conquer” indigenous... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 07 - 3013 words | Religious Studies » Sub-saharan Africa
This proverb sadly encapsulates the reality of existence for the Zulu people in the last two centuries. Ripped from their positions of power and tossed into the pits of despair, life as they once knew it changed drastically. Nelson Mandela once said that ‘social... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 06 - 5292 words | Anthropology » Childbirth
The purpose of this qualitative research study is to report semi-structured interview narratives from sixteen parents who had given birth immersed in water and posted their live birth videos on YouTube.com. This report introduces the concept of water birth as an alternative... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 06 - 875 words | Anthropology » Human History
“The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race” is the embodiment of anti-progressivist theory. Jared Diamond challenges the claim “that human history over the past million years has been a long tale of progress,” with a rebuttal suggesting... Read Article »

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