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    • The Evolution of the Nation of Islam 

      Mistrano, Albert (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1992)
      The change from Elijah Poole to Elijah Muhammad began a long and intricate development of a socioeconomic and religious movement that proved to fully transform radical Black Nationalism from a mere aggregate of ...
    • Examining education cross-cultural 

      Schmitt, Mikaila (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2018)
      Tibetan Monastic Universities are fascinating in the way that they transmit a specific body of knowledge. But the domain of knowledge comprising this system is not just education and learning. More specifically, it involves ...
    • An experimental use-wear and functional analysis of gunflints 

      Quinn, Colin (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2004)
    • Exploring the Amazon fake review economy 

      Milligan, Michaela J. (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2019)
      Maybe you've received one before: a small note, tucked away in an Amazon package, with a message like "if you have any issues please contact our customer service" or "receive a free second product in exchange for your ...
    • Feast and famine: the role of ethnographic fieldwork in cultural anthropology 

      Harms, Matthew S. (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2008)
    • Female circumcision in two contexts 

      Jervis, Lori L. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1989)
      Female circumcision is a practice which j.s appalling to many Westerners, yet in cultures where it occurs, it is often considered only a custom. Yet the failure of repeated attempts to eliminate the practice by both ...
    • A female's view of pregnancy and birth in Nacirema 

      Frisbie, Charlotte J. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1976)
    • The Ferrero Botero: Defining familia in a Columbian context 

      Ferrero Botero, Esteban (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2011)
      For more than a hundred years until the 1980s, Kinship for anthropologists has been the main institution and force driving relationships, social organizations, and cultural practices. With the revolutionary work of David ...
    • Finding our way: Osage ribbonwork and revival 

      Powell, Jami (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2009)
      Ribbonwork, the cutting and sewing of ribbons into geometric patterns, is practiced by various Plains Indian tribes, for example the Osage Nation of Oklahoma. The ribbonwork of the Osage is placed upon traditional clothing, ...
    • The Firstview Complex as a Cody variant 

      Agogino, George A.; Hillsman, Matthew J. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1988)
    • Folklore in Africa 

      Berner, Nancy (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1970)
    • Franz Boas and Bronislaw Malinowsky: a contrast, comparison, and analysis 

      Helm, Asa A. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 2001)
      The purpose of this paper is to analyze, compare, and contrast the different methodologies and data collection techniques of Franz Boas and Bronislaw Malinowski. Both of these men were and still are extremely prominent ...
    • Gender, culture, and the state in South Africa empowerment and education 

      Orzolek, London (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2019)
      When looking at gender South Africa, there are obvious disparities that exist across the nation. According to the World Economic Forum, a Swiss NGO, South Africa is the 19th worst country in regard to gender inequality ...
    • General development trends in Ecuador: political and economic influences on conservation 

      Ertolacci, Shauna (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2001)
      Over the years, the government and military have had a particularly influential role in the construction of human development. Constant political unrest and a multitude of political leaders lead to a free-for-all in terms ...
    • A glance at the tradition of midwifery in the Southern United States 

      Richardson, Maria Curtis (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 1995)
      African American midwife; her role as birth attendant in various regions in the South.
    • Global historical archaeology: a Scottish example 

      Salicki, Joanna (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2006)
      This paper is a result of author's attempt to reconcile her fieldwork experience with the current disciplinary and theoretical trends within the field of archaeology. Through an analysis of the history and development ...
    • Globalizing homonormativity: Visualizing a worldwide LGBT identity 

      Hoefer, Nicholas (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2017)
      Following the June 2015 Supreme Court ruling allowing same-sex marriage nationwide, President Obama called the occasion a "victory for America" as many in politics in the press rejoiced in LGBT people's newfound "freedom ...
    • Grapes of wrath: why do we war? An attempt to understand the nature of conflict 

      Stanton, Patrick (Wichita State University. Dept. of Anthropology, 2000)
    • A graphic model of the aspects of culture for applied anthropology 

      Jenkins, Maureen R. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1972)
      The study presents a model of cultural processes.
    • Grendel and Berserkergang 

      Ward, Christie L. (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2010)