ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 22

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 22 Archive Biological and Cultural Factors in Human Evolution – 30 Describe the salient features of Lamarckism and Darwinism. In what way do you think these two approaches to evolution are different? 40 Discuss the Modern Synthetic Theory of Evolution 30

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 21

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 21 Archive Research Methodology Genealogical Method 15 Describe various techniques and methods of observation. 40 Discuss the techniques of data interpretation. 30 Distinguish between technique, method and methodology. 15 Significance of fieldwork in anthropology.

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 20

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 20 Archive Language, culture and communication Broadly discuss the theories of origin of language. 40 Language, culture and society 20 Discuss different social contexts of language use. 30 Describe different forms of nonverbal communication. 40 Significance of nonverbal communication. 15

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 19

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 19 Archive Post Modernism in Anthropology 15 Cognitive Theories in Anthropology 30 What is functionalism? In what way is this theory different from  structural functionalism? 40 Discuss the contributions of Claude Levi Strauss and Edmund Leach to school of Structuralism. 40

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 18

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 18 Archive Discuss the anthropological school of Cultural Materialism. 30 Discuss the general postulates, methodology and contributions of Historical Particularism in anthropology. 40 Discuss the contributions of various anthropologists to the culture and personality school.

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 17

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 17 Archive Discuss the anthropological school of Classical Evolutionism. Add a note on its contributions to the general discipline of anthropology. 40 What are the general provisions of anthropological school of Diffusionism? Describe the differences in various traditions of Diffusionism. 40 What is Neo Evolutionism? In what way is …

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 15

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 15 Archive What are rituals? Discuss different types of rituals. What do you  think is the relationship between myths and rituals? 40   What are the differences in nature of religion and magic? 30   Magic and Science 15 Types of Magic 30  

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 14

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 14 Archive 1) “Monotheism and Polytheism are not distinct but a part of a larger continuum”. Explain 30 2) Sacred VS Profane 30 Marks 3) What is religion? Describe the various forms of religion found in tribal and peasant societies. 30 4) What are myths? Discuss the functional significance of …

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 14

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 14 Archive 1) “Monotheism and Polytheism are not distinct but a part of a larger continuum”. Explain 30 2) Sacred VS Profane 30 Marks 3) What is religion? Describe the various forms of religion found in tribal and peasant societies.

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 13

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 13 Archive 1) Describe the different types of political systems, giving examples. 40 2) Nature of power, authority and legitimacy 30 3) Nature, functions and types of social control. 30 4)Nature of social control in modern societies 15 5) Nature of law and justice in primitive societies 30 6) …

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 12

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 12 Archives 1) Relevance of economic anthropology 2) Describe the debate between formalism and Substantivism 3) What is the impact of globalization on indigenous economic systems 4) Discuss the various systems of exchange 5) Nature of simple economic systems 6) Nature of production, distribution and exchange in societies subsisting …

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 11

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 11 Archives Family: 1) Discuss the stability and change in human family. Do you think it will remain a universal social institution? 2) Describe the various types of household and domestic groups. 3) Types of family based on structure

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 9

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 9 Archives Discuss the various types of rules of descent, giving suitable examples. What are descent groups? Describe different forms of descent groups. Complementary Filiation Kinship Terminology – classification “It is the universality of Incest Taboo that gives rise to alliance systems”. Explain

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 7

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 7 Archives Marriage Discuss the issues related to universality of marriage definitions, citing examples wherever necessary. 40 Discuss the various types of marriage regulations. 40 Incest Taboo 15 Monogamy VS Polygamy 15 Marriage Payments and their functional significance 20

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 6

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 6 Archives Nature of Society Answer in 200 words: 1) Functional significance of social stratification. 2) “A truly unstratified society has never been realized in the history of mankind”. Explain. 3) Weberian Triumvarate Next topic: Marriage