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Assignment # 01
Cultural Anthropology (SOC401)
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SOC401 - Cultural Anthropology Assignment No. 01 Solution Fall 2015 Due Date Nov 19, 2015
SEMESTER Fall 2015
Cultural Anthropology (SOC401)
Assignment No. 01
Due Date: 19-11-2015 Assignment marks: 20
To enable students to understand the functionalist school of thought and its practical application in indigenous culture.
To familiarize students with basics of participant observation.
Suppose you are one of the strong supporters of Functionalist school of thought and have complete observation of culture (norms, values, dressing, food etc.) of your own community. Based on your observation of indigenous culture, what strengths and weaknesses do you see in functionalism school of thought and how these merits and demerits are significant in making certain image of this theory (positive or bad) among other anthropological theories?
Application of Functionalist school of thought including strengths and weakness (6 marks)
Significance amongst other theories (04 marks)
Suppose an anthropologist is conducting a participant observation in order to see the indirect sharing of Drug users in day to day setting that may be the core cause of HIV acquisition as well. In this setting in order to conduct participant observation what ethical considerations he/she needs to keep in mind? Identify and briefly explain any five. (10 marks)
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Can someone pls explain this question to me.
Sara in q # 1
you are asked to identify the weakness and strengths of the functionalist school of thought.
and how theses positive or negative points make this theory significant among other theories (school of thoughts)
& in q# 2
you are asked to describe what ethical considerations should keep in mind while conducting a participant observation with HIV patients.
Hope your concepts are clear now.
thanks but i still didnt get q2 :(
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Application of Functionalist school of thought including strengths and weakness
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