This is the launching point for Social/Cultural Anthropology. This page is just a starting point, with a few topics to get us started. Feel free to add additional subdisciplines, and when you create a new page it, please use the subdiscipline page template to maintain some site consistency.
- Anthropology of Media - emphasizes ethnographic studies as a means of understanding producers, audiences, and other cultural and social aspects of mass media.
- Anthropology of Religion - the study of religious institutions in relation to other social institutions, and the comparison of religious beliefs and practices across cultures.
- Applied Anthropology - the application of method and theory in anthropology to the analysis and solution of practical problems.
- Economic Anthropology - attempts to explain human economic behavior using the tools of both economics and anthropology.
- Environmental Anthropology - deals with human-environmental (culture-nature) relationships over time and space.
- Ethnography - founded on the idea that humans are best understood in the fullest possible context.
- Interpretive Anthropology - culture as a symbolic system that arises primarily from human interpretations of the world.
- Medical Anthropology - a label for empirical research and theoretical production by anthropologists into the social processes and cultural representations of health, illness, and medicine.
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Note: all one-line descriptions here are from Wikipedia.