Lambda Alpha Journal, v.32, 2002

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About the Lambda Alpha Journal

The Lambda Alpha Journal is a publication of student papers by members of the Lambda Alpha National Honor Society and is published regularly at Wichita State University, Department of Anthropology, 1845 Fairmount, Box 52, Wichita, KS 67260-0052. Professional, avocational, student manuscripts, and book reviews of recent publications are welcome. The journal is made possible through the efforts of the Journal editorial staff residing at the founding chapter, Alpha of Kansas. Funding for the Journal is obtained through subscriptions and continuing sponsorship by the Student Government Association of Wichita State University.

Founded by Lowell D. Holmes

Editor-in-Chief : Dr. Peer H. Moore-Jansen

Student Editor : Veronica Hinkle


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    Lambda Alpha Journal, v.32 (complete version)
    (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2002) Lambda Alpha National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology
    This volume presents five papers with topics in biological, archaeological and cultural anthropology. Volume 32 opens with an article by Michelle Rosner addressing the urban design of Teotihuacan and its links to Mexican mythology. The next article is by Myrisa K. Bird and discusses the different migration and population models of North America in relation to the Clovis. Immediately following, Becky Digan gives us her own perspective on the controversial issue of female genital mutilation, while Annik Ramsey discusses the different arguments regarding sociobiology. Finally, we conclude this volume with an article by Traci Yoder addressing the role of eating disorders in Western cultures. The journal concludes with an updated list of chapters and advisors, followed by a recognition of past award recipients of the National Scholarship Award competition and the National Dean's List Scholarship.
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    Letter from the Editor
    (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2002) Moore-Jansen, Peer H.
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    The elusive pattern: uncovering the truth behind Teotihuacan's urban design
    (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2002) Rosner, Michele
    After examination of authoritative sources, author comes to conclusion that Teotihuacan's urban plan is a combination of topographical and celestial factors.
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    Migration and population models of North America and the implications they hold for Clovis
    (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2002) Bird, Myrisa K.
    Author examines the routes of migration to the lower 48 United States, the models for populating the continent, the number and nature of the migrations, and their implications for Clovis culture.
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    Human rights and human rites: advocacy, relativism, and the issue of female genital mutilation
    (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2002) Digan, Becky
    Author critically considers the tension within the discipline of anthropology between moral relativists and the advocacy anthropologists who call for research, political action, educational programming, and policy making to eradicate female genital mutilation.
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