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Anthropological perspective

How we view the world

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Acculturation

The process of adopting cultural traits of a group

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Assimilation

Process of acquiring traits to fit in to a culture

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Enculturation

What you grow up learning

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Informal/formal spaces

Where we learn things such as school, friends, etc

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Culture

Methods and behavioral practices of people

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Emic

Inside understanding

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Etic

Outside understanding

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Ethnocentrism

Judging other cultures by yours

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Cultural relativity

Open understanding of cultures

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Sex

Biological identity; three kinds: M/F/I

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Gender

Masc/ fem

How you express

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Gender roles

Expected roles of men/women

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Mead in New Guinea

Studied three tribes

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Årapesh

Åll female

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(M)undugamor

(M)en

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Tchambuli

Trans=Opposite roles

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Gender expression

How you express your gender

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Gender I.D.

Ones personal experience of their own gender

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Transsexual

One who transcends the gender binary, gender ID is inconsistent w given sex

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Transvestite

Cross dressing, usually males

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Intersex

Persons born with sexual anatomy that doesn't fit typical male/female

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Two spirit

M/F/I
3rd/4th gender
-Cannot marry another two spirit
animistic- everything had a spirit
Mediator- they serve as mediator in community

KZN

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Sworn Virgins

Albania

Bio: F
Gender: interdependent/ 1st ex. Female
2nd ex. Male

G.E. hair, occupation, mannerisms, increased freedoms, dress, they get waited on

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SV pt. 2

Why is it done?
Why not?
Why are they an exception

1. Lack of males/ personal empowerment

2. Loss of marriage/ no relationships, modern times

3. They are exception to gender role

They are transgender

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Hijras

Bio: I/M (eunich) castrated males, gays, impotent
GID: F
GExp: F: dress, hair, makeup, mannerism, occupation👉🏼 performances/ blessings

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Kinship

Legal/biological relations

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Family

Basic important aspect of life