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Blog: A Beginner's Guide to Anthropology

Welcome to the Anthropology 4U blog, “A Beginner’s Guide to Anthropology!” In these posts, I write about the four fields of Anthropology for a general audience. And, I try to make the content easy to understand. So if you don’t know anything about Anthropology and you want to learn, keep reading! You can view the posts by category using the options below, and you can also view posts by tag. I hope you enjoy reading my posts and they teach you a lot about Anthropology. If you have comments or suggestions for future posts, please contact me. I’d love to hear from you! Hope you have a great day!

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Research Methods

Focus Groups: Examples in Anthropology

Anthropologists use many different types of research methods, and one of those is focus groups. In the last post, I discussed the uses of focus groups in general. In this post, I will be discussing some examples of the uses

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Research Methods

Research Methods in Anthropology: Focus Groups

This post is about research methods in Anthropology, specifically focus groups. When people think of Anthropology, many envision a researcher visiting a remote village and learning the culture by living among the people. This is participant observation and is probably the

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Research Methods

Research Methods in Anthropology: Genealogical Interviews

In a previous post, I explained how Cultural Anthropologists study culture.  And, in other posts, I explained how to do ethnographic surveys and free listing. Now I’d like to tell you about another research method, called genealogical interviewing, and tell you

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Medical Anthropology

Research Methods in Anthropology: Free Listing

In this post, I would like to share more information about Anthropological research methods. In a previous blog post, I explained how Cultural Anthropologists study culture. And, in another post, I explained how to do ethnographic surveys. Also, I talked

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Want to Learn More About Anthropology?

Do you like this blog? Do you want to learn even more about Anthropology? Check out the Resources section of this website! On the Anthropology Links page, you can view a list of links to websites that are related to Anthropology. On the Recommended Reading page, you can see some of the introductory Anthropology books that I recommend reading. On the Anthropology Articles page, you can read some interesting online articles about topics in Anthropology. And, on the Anthropology 4U videos page, you can view my YouTube videos, all without having to leave this website! Finally, on the SlideShare Presentations page, you can view my SlideShare presentations, also without leaving my website. Don’t know what SlideShare is? Check it out here.

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