A Basic Concept of Anthropology

Updated: Apr 24


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If you're curious about anthropology, then keep reading to learn more! First, we'll discuss different fields in anthropology and pinpoint the types of anthropology that you can expect to learn more about in this blog. We'll talk about how anthropology can relate to your life and why on earth do people want to study it?


"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." -Margaret Mead


"Basic concepts of anthropology" will deconstruct various fields in anthropology, discover types of anthropology we'll talk about in this blog, and how anthropology can relate to your daily life.


Fields in Anthropology


Anthropology is the discipline of infinite curiosity about human beings. Every part of the world containing the human population is of interest to anthropological study as vice versa. It's a unique discipline because it is multifaceted in its approach to the study of human beings. The main fields within anthropology are biological, cultural, and applied.


Learning the Types

The types of anthropology that will be discussed in this blog is cultural anthropology. You can expect to review topics concerning ethnology, economic anthropology, and cultures/sub-cultures throughout the different regions in the world.


Why Learn it?

So, why should we learn anthropology? For starters, anthropology can be used in the medical, political, and science fields. Marketing industries use anthropology to look at customers as people embedded in the culture. They can then apply it to the marketing customer journey. This is great because anthropology can bring cultural issues to light, and the effect can be increase profit. It can boost careers, relationships, and cultural knowledge by understanding why people interact, eat, and think the way that they do.

Summary


Now you have a basic concept of fields of study in anthropology, types of anthropology that we'll discuss, and how they can relate to your life. We could all use more cultural awareness as our world shifts into a new era. If you're looking to quench your thirst for knowledge, then you have come to the right place!


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