Questions tagged [anthropology]

For macroscale questions about the study of humanity through anthropological methods such as ethnography and comparative linguistics.

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Publicly available social networks in apes and hunter-gatherer societies

Social network analysis is an indiscpensable tool for sociology, and is becoming increasing popular in anthropology, social-psychology and other fields. There are many papers that examine the ...
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Who first filmed and researched unconscious synchronized movement?

I think it was in my high school sociology class, around 1980, that I learned of an anthropologist who spent three months analysing a 90 second film of a mother, father and child in a kitchen, ...
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Acquisition of reading ability among children of “primitive” (e.g. Yanomami) parents who now live in modern societies

Have the children of parents from "primitive" cultures (e.g. the Yanomami) who have moved to modern societies (perhaps as adoptees) tended to have any difficulties learning to read? I'd especially be ...
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Is there a high-quality, academic reference material analyzing the culture of specific peoples?

If I wanted to get a very detailed, nitty-gritty analysis of a culture, say, Turkish, or Swedish, with a discussion of how people in this culture think and act, is there a reference material ...