Chapter 11 - Culture Change


You should learn...

  1. the different methods anthropologists possess to study change.
  2. to identify the factors that inhibit change.
  3. to identify and discuss the motivations and stimulants for change.
  4. to identify and evaluate the ethical positions of anthropologists in situations of culture change.


Key Terms and Concepts

innovation                    diffusion, direct and stimulus            invention

urbanization study        acculturation                                    sustainable development


Some Important People and Societies (some of this material comes from beyond the Lenkeit text)

Trobriand Islanders            Franz Boas            George Foster



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