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  1. 1. ASHFORD ANT 101 Week 1 DQ 2 If You Were a Cultural AnthropologistPLEASE DOWNLOAD HEREStudying Culture. Choose one of the "Consider This" boxes that Nowak andLaird present us with in Chapters 1 and 2 of Cultural Anthropology, or discuss thetopics below from the film Margaret Mead: Coming of Age, available in the FilmsOn Demand database, in the Ashford Online Library.The topics covered are:a. Whether the UNs Universal Declaration of Human Rights should be applicableto all culturesb. Whether it is possible to truly view a culture without being influenced by thecultural constructs of our own culturec. How our understanding of what it means to be a patient in the United Statesreflects our different cultural backgrounds and affiliationsd. In the film Margaret Mead: Coming of Age, it is mentioned that Mead’s initialresearch was criticized on methodological grounds. Why was that? Do youconsider the criticism warranted or not warranted? What could she have donedifferently?e. Based on the film and the book, discuss the challenges of field work. What doyou think would be the most difficult? What has changed since the time of Mead?Clearly identify the topic you choose at the outset of your discussion, and answerall aspects of it thoroughly. Your answer should contain a balance of descriptivedetail and cultural analysis. Build on the ideas and terminology in the text andyour own ideas to support your answers. Include examples or information fromthe film in any question answer as you see fit. Your initial response should be atleast 150 words in length. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postingsby Day 7.

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