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The Public’s Biological Anthropologies: DNA and Analogies to Existing Humans

John H. Evans

in What Is a Human?: What the Answers Mean for Human Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190608071
eISBN:
9780190608101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608071.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter begins by first describing a group of biology PhD students whose anthropologies fairly closely track the academic biological anthropology. Given that there are few humanities PhD ... More


Continuity and Change in Anthropological Perspectives on Migration: Insights from Molecular Anthropology

Deborah A. Bolnick

in Rethinking Anthropological Perspectives on Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036076
eISBN:
9780813041780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036076.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Historically, anthropologists have treated migration as a source and form of major change, involving mass population movement over large distances and across sociocultural boundaries. Migration ... More


Rethinking Anthropological Perspectives on Migration

Graciela S. Cabana and Jeffery J. Clark (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036076
eISBN:
9780813041780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036076.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

All too often, anthropologists study specific facets of human migration without guidance from the other subdisciplines (archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and linguistics) ... More


Evolutionary Models of Migration in Human Prehistory and Their Anthropological Significance

Keith L. Hunley

in Rethinking Anthropological Perspectives on Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036076
eISBN:
9780813041780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036076.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

There is a longstanding debate among geneticists about the relative importance of large-scale migrations following founder effects (SFE) vs. migration between local demes, i.e., gene flow (GF), in ... More


Introduction to Entomophagy Anthropology

Julie J. Lesnik

in Edible Insects and Human Evolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056999
eISBN:
9780813053776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056999.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 introduces the key players currently and historically involved in what may be called the entomophagy movement towards more sustainably produced animal protein. There have also been a number ... More


Sojourner adjustment and adaptation to new cultures: Art, literature, and the social science perspective on identity

Nan M. Sussman

in Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028832
eISBN:
9789882207370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028832.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter steps back from the pin-light focus on Hong Kong movement and identity, scrutinizing the sojourner transition cycle through the lenses of social science theory, novelistic narratives, ... More


Mission Cemeteries, Mission Peoples: Historical and Evolutionary Dimensions of Intracemetery Bioarchaeology in Spanish Florida

Christopher M. Stojanowski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044637
eISBN:
9780813046167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044637.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Much is known about the Spanish mission period in Florida and Georgia (La Florida). Nearly a century of historical, ethnohistorical, and archaeological research has outlined the major trends and ... More


Cultural Evolution: Conceptual Challenges

Tim Lewens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199674183
eISBN:
9780191810688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674183.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book exposes and evaluates a set of conceptual disputes concerning what we might mean by culture, and how we should go about accounting for it. Its particular focus is a set of evolutionary ... More


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