[Solved] Discuss phenomenology as a research method in anthropological studies

Phenomenology is a type of philosophy that tries to make philosophy logical and scientific. Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, and Jean-Paul Sartre are some of the best-known people who used phenomenology in their work. It is mostly about looking at the structures of consciousness and the things that happen in acts of consciousness in a systematic … Read more

Anthropological inputs in facial reconstruction

Anthropometry, which is part of Physical Anthropology, is a study of human anatomy and skeleton, including things like sexual dimorphism, similarities, racial differences, age, and individual differences. The study of the skull and its relationship to other tissues such as skin, muscles, fat, and so on is crucial in anthropometry. In the beginning, anthropologists used … Read more

Natufian culture

The Natufian culture is a Late Epipaleolithic archaeological culture that was found in 1932 by Dorothy Garrod while excavating Shuqba caves in the Judean Mountains near the Jordan River. Since then, numerous studies have been conducted to better understand the dissemination and characteristics of Natufian Culture. This includes important works like in 1982 by Moore as … Read more

Erving Goffman’s concept of Total Institutions

A concept total institution is defined as a place of work and residence where a great number of similarly situated people, cut off from the wider community for a considerable time, together lead an enclosed, formally administered round of life, i.e. their needs are under bureaucratic control. This includes the Boarding schools, orphanages, prisons, juvenile … Read more

Jane Goodall’s contributions in studying primate behaviour

Jane Goodall is an English primatologist, ethologist and conservationist, best-known for conducting her long-term study (forty-five year) study of chimpanzee social and family life in Tanzania. She has done her Ph.D. in ethology from Cambridge University Presently, she works as director of the Jane Goodall Institute in Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania. Louis Leakey, … Read more