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Exploring the world with anthropological lens. News, information, commentary, videos about humans in all their differences, issues and complexity.
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Why the media doesn't get Hillsong: Reflections of an Australian Pentecostal – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Why the media doesn't get Hillsong: Reflections of an Australian Pentecostal – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Scandal-trading is an inappropriate way for journalists to deal with Australian religious groups. The media perpetuates stereotypes that are then endessly regurgitated, regardless of facts or changing realities.
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CU Sociology Professor Patti Alder’s Class Exercise is Not Sexual Harassment

CU Sociology Professor Patti Alder’s Class Exercise is Not Sexual Harassment | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Joint statement warns CU-Boulder's violation of academic freedom could have chilling effects across higher education January 2, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org Boulder, Colo....
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How Language Seems To Shape One's View Of The World

How Language Seems To Shape One's View Of The World | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Speaking another language fluently seems to affects what you notice and how you remember events.
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Study shows pressure to conform to gender roles is stronger in all-girls schools | @scoopit http://sco.lt/...

Study shows pressure to conform to gender roles is stronger in all-girls schools | @scoopit http://sco.lt/... | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Newspaper headlines worldwide tout the benefits of single-sex schools: Girls 75% more likely to take math if they go to a single-sex private school, will boys learn better if girls aren't...
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Opinion | Human Rights Law Centre

Opinion | Human Rights Law Centre | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Great speech RE: freedom of speech, racism and multiculturalism http://t.co/DQckG1EWw6 ping @TalkToCMY
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The renewable energy sector: gender differences in sustainable business

The renewable energy sector: gender differences in sustainable business | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Juliet Davenport is CEO of renewable energy provider Good Energy. A climate change activist, she decided that getting into business was the best way to change things.
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The "Muslim Schindler"

The "Muslim Schindler" | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Current affairs, world politics, the arts and more from Britain's award-winning magazine (RT @TellMamaUK: The Muslim Schindler?
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1/3 of People Say Commercialism is the Worst Part of Christmas » Sociological Images

1/3 of People Say Commercialism is the Worst Part of Christmas » Sociological Images | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
For 69% of people, Christmas is about family and friends. And 33% thinks that the worst http://t.co/nC1wF2xndI [http://t.co/SH2r3uoct3] #soc
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What if the Germans had won the first world war? | Martin Kettle | @scoopit http://sco.lt/...

What if the Germans had won the first world war? | Martin Kettle | @scoopit http://sco.lt/... | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
With the war's centenary near, this is not a parlour game.
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Next few weeks could decide the future of South Sudan | @guardianletters | @scoopit http://sco.lt/...

Next few weeks could decide the future of South Sudan | @guardianletters | @scoopit http://sco.lt/... | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Just two years since independence – and nine years since the end of South Sudan's protracted conflict with what is now the Republic of Sudan – political discord and spreading internal violence are pushing the fledgling state to the edge of...
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Dementia couple: 'Our world is shrinking'

Dementia couple: 'Our world is shrinking' | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
As world leaders resolve to tackle dementia, Sarah Rainey discovers what life is like for one Alzheimer's sufferer and his wife
    
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French veil ban 'unconstitutional and targets Muslims' - The National

French veil ban 'unconstitutional and targets Muslims' - The National | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
AFP French veil ban 'unconstitutional and targets Muslims' The National VERSAILLES, FRANCE // Lawyers for a young woman whose arrest for wearing a full-face veil sparked riots, argued yesterday in court that France's contentious ban on such...
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British University Professor KARL SPRACKLEN Talks About His 'Metal Music Studies' (Video)

British University Professor KARL SPRACKLEN Talks About His 'Metal Music Studies' (Video) | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Love 'em or not, heavy metal studies at our institutions of higher learning are here to stay.

Remember that heavy metal scholars are metalheads themselves, and they love the music, love the cul...
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Hubble Reveals Universe's Oldest Galaxies

Hubble Reveals Universe's Oldest Galaxies | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
The storied space telescope reveals the most ancient galaxies, ones born in the era of the first stars.
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Everyday Sociology Blog: Sociology and Discomfort

Everyday Sociology Blog: Sociology and Discomfort | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
By Jonathan Wynn Over the last few weeks two professors’ job security has been shaken over students’ complaints after feeling uncomfortable by the content and presentation of course material.
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SYSTEM RESEARCH CO., LTD. : New Neuroscience Findings from Max Planck Inst for Brain Research Discussed | 4-Traders

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pain & Central Nervous System Week -- Investigators discuss new findings in Nervous System Research. According to news reporting originating in Frankfurt,... | January 2, 2014 (SYSTEM RESEARCH CO., LTD.
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Untranslatable Emotions in Languages Other Than English [infographic]

Untranslatable Emotions in Languages Other Than English [infographic] | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Are English speakers out of touch with their emotions?
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Neurocinematics: The Neuroscience of Film | DeepDyve

Neurocinematics: The Neuroscience of Film | DeepDyve | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
This article describes a new method for assessing the effect of a given film on viewers’ brain activity.
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Does reading actually change the brain? - Futurity

Does reading actually change the brain? - Futurity | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
After reading a novel, actual changes linger in the brain, at least for a few days, report researchers. (Neuroscience is cool. Interesting find.
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The Muslim Jesus.

The Muslim Jesus. | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Current affairs, world politics, the arts and more from Britain's award-winning magazine (@Yasm1nK why Muslims celebrate Jesus's birthday http://t.co/TWBeCO21SI)...
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Egypt: back with a vengeance

Egypt: back with a vengeance | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
The young Egyptians who created the popular networks which brought down the Mubarak regime are now being victimised by its successor The skies are darkening over Egypt.
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Kwanzaa Expo Brings Together Black Culture and Technology

Kwanzaa Expo Brings Together Black Culture and Technology | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
By Greg B. Kwanzaa came to San Jose to celebrate African American culture and heritage for the holidays. In a move that likely surprised any, Kwanzaa came to Silicon Valley in San Jose, California.
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A British Islam | @guardianletters | @scoopit http://sco.lt/...

A British Islam | @guardianletters | @scoopit http://sco.lt/... | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
The embarrassing turnaround by Marks & Spencer (Report, 24 December), revoking their policy to allow Muslim personnel not to handle alcoholic or pork products, must be applauded.
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UVM sociologist assumes high-level posts in native Senegal - BurlingtonFreePress.com

UVM sociologist assumes high-level posts in native Senegal - BurlingtonFreePress.com | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
UVM sociologist assumes high-level posts in native Senegal BurlingtonFreePress.com Moustapha Diouf, an associate professor of sociology at UVM, will be taking leave to accept a dual appointment in Senegal – adviser to the prime minister and...
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Muslim Anti-Alcohol Protest in Brick Lane: Hundreds to Target London Revellers - International Business Times UK

Muslim Anti-Alcohol Protest in Brick Lane: Hundreds to Target London Revellers - International Business Times UK | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
International Business Times UK Muslim Anti-Alcohol Protest in Brick Lane: Hundreds to Target London Revellers International Business Times UK A planned march by Muslims against the sale and consumption of alcohol in the hip heart of east London...
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