Anthropology Homework

Group 21:


1.)  How does the concept of personhood vary from society to society? How do gender, language, and race distinguish individuals from one another? How are gift giving and other commodities used when communicating ones identities?


2.)  How do American children learn about body image? What distinguishes which body images are best and worst?

Group 22:


1.)  What type of concept of personhood did you obtain from your own society? (individualistic, holistic, egocentric, and sociocentric) Why? Do you think it drastically changes the way you think about people?