Native vs. Non-native Anthropology Essay by Master Researcher

Native vs. Non-native Anthropology
This paper contends that distinctions between native and non-native anthropology are insignificant.
# 84761 | 1,575 words | 4 sources | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Anthropology (General)

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This paper explains that a native anthropologist is one who conducts research in their own society whereas a regular anthropologist conducts research in any society. The paper considers how some would argue that there should be a distinction. This paper presents the hypothesis that the distinctions between native and regular anthropology do not matter. To support this argument, the work of the following two anthropologists is considered; Vincent Crapanzano, who is considered a Native anthropologist because he is doing research in his own society and Anne Allison, an American doing research in Japan.

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