A Coggle Diagram about HOW CULTURE AND POWER ARE RELATED? anthropologist often seperated culture and power, HOW HAS THE CULTURE CONCEPT DEVELOPED IN ANTHROPOLOGY?, AMERICAN HISTORICAL PARTICULARISM, Culture: a system of knowledge, beliefs, patterns of behavior, artifacts, and institution that are created, learned and shared by a group of people., CULTURE AND MEANING (THICK DISCRIPTION: a research strategy that combines detailed descripton os cultural activity with an analysis of the layers of deep cultural meaning in which those activities are embedded. and INTERPRETIVIST APPROACH: a conceptual framework that sees culture primarily as a symbolic system of deep meaning
CLIFFORD GEERTZ (1926-2006) key figure in interpretivist approach, urged anthropologists to explore culture primarily as a symbolic system in which even simple, seemingly straight forward actions can convey deep meanings.
example: wink and a twitch on an eye.) and BRITISH STRUCTURAL FUNCTIONALISM