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==Field Work==
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Add free, open Anthropology subjects Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Anthropology http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/ MIT non-degree Browser Start anytime English undergraduate, graduate
Ethnic and National Identity http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-226-ethnic-and-national-identity-fall-2009/ MIT non-degree Prof. Jean Jackson Browser Start anytime English undergraduate
A General Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology http://www.alanmacfarlane.com/FILES/lectures.html (Cambridge University) non-degree Prof. Alan MacFarlane Browser What is Social Anthropology?, Some Technical Terms used by Anthropologists, Introduction to Kinship and Marriage, Politics and Economic Life, Strategies of Survival, Introduction to Religion and Ritual given by Dr Stephen Hugh-Jones, Symbols, Language and Communication English
History of Anthropological Thought http://webcast.berkeley.edu/course_details_new.php?seriesid=2010-B-2603&semesterid=2010-B UC Berkeley non-degree Prof. Rosemary Joyce Browser Start anytime English
Introduction to Anthropology http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-100-introduction-to-anthropology-fall-2004/ MIT non-degree Prof. James Howe Browser Start anytime English undergraduate
Photography and Truth http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-348-photography-and-truth-spring-2008/ MIT non-degree Prof. James Howe Browser Start anytime English undergraduate
Science, Technology, and Society http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/science-technology-and-society/ MIT non-degree Browser Start anytime English undergraduate, graduate
Social Theory and Analysis http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-750j-social-theory-and-analysis-fall-2004/ MIT non-degree Prof. Michael M. Fischer Browser Start anytime English Graduate
http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English

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Pairbonding, Troopbonding, Abidance, Ycleptance, Foredoomance, Adhibition, Inhibition, Explication - John Money's 'Concepts of Determinism' as universal, transhistorical and transcultural: http://scottmacleod.com/anthropology/determinism.htm (Money 1988: 114?)

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AAA Medical Anthropology Blog. 2010. Voices from Medical Anthropology. The American Anthropological Association.

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Boellstorff, Tom. 2008. Coming of Age in Second Life: An Anthropologist Explores the Virtually Human. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.

Bohannan, Paul and Dirk van der Elst. 1998. Asking and Listening: Ethnography As Personal Adaptation. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc.

Cerwonka, Allaine and Liisa Malkki. 2007. Improvising Theory: Process and Temporality in Ethnographic Fieldwork. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Clifford, James and George E. Marcus (eds.). 1986. Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Fischer, Michael M. J. 2004. Emergent Forms of Life and The Anthropological Voice. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Hatch, Elvin. 1974. Theories of Man and Culture. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

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Karpiak, Kevin. 2010. Anthropoliteia: the anthropology of policing - police and security studies from an anthropological perspective. Eastern Michigan University.

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Delaney, Carol. 2004. Investigating Culture: An Experiential Introduction to Anthropology. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Kottak, Conrad. 2005. Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (with PowerWeb) (6th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages.

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Hobart, Mark. 2010. Mark Hobart Inaugural Lecture - A Very Peculiar Practice. (The lecture illustrates with images and video two apparently quite different instances from the Indonesian archipelago - (The title is taken from Andrew Davies’s 1986 BBC comedy series about the workings of a university medical practice: http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/classic/verypeculiar/interview.shtml). London, UK: University of London.


Theys, Frank. 2006. Transhumanist´s Wet Dreams - Technocalyps. (echnocalyps is an intriguing three-part documentary on the notion of transhumanism by Belgian visual artist and filmmaker Frank Theys. The latest findings in genetics, robotics, artificial intelligence, bionics and nanotechnology appear in the media every day, but with no analysis of their common aim: that of exceeding human limitations). Belgium: Votnik.

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Anthropology of the Contemporary. 2010. http://anthropos-lab.net. Berkeley, CA: UC Berkeley.

Royal Anthropological Institute. 2010. http://www.therai.org.uk. England.

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