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Cultural Anthropology

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  • Cultural anthropology is a branch of anthropology focused on the study of cultural variation among humans. Cultural anthropology has a rich methodology, including participant observation (often called fieldwork because it requires the anthropologist spending an extended period of time at the research location), interviews, and surveys.

    Thumbnail: An Adivasi woman from the Kutia Kondh tribal group in Odisha, India. Image used with permission (CC BY-SA 4.0; PICQ).