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Table of Contents
Module 1 Anthropology: A Review
Objectives, 1
What is Anthropology? 1
Some Basic Concepts in Social Anthropology, 3
Culture, 3
Content of culture, 4
Aspects of culture, 5
Characteristics of culture, 5
Social Anthropological Methods, 6
Theorizing and conceptualizing, 6
Ethnographic techniques in field research work, 7
Summary, 13
Module 2 Coastal Anthropology: Some Important Concepts
Objectives, 15
A Brief Description of Coastal Anthropology, 15
Basic Concepts in Coastal Anthropology, 16
Worldview, 17
Adaptation, 18
Socialization, 19
Culture in politics, 20
Culture in development, 21
Summary, 26
Module 3: Understanding Worldview
Objectives, 30
A View of Nature, 30
The Concept of Mari-it: A Case Study on Worldview, 34
The Concept of Mari-it and Sustainable Development, 36
Summary, 47
Module 4: Surviving Through Human Adaptation
Objectives, 49
The Adaptive Strategy of the Visayans, 49
Pangayaw and Tumandok in the Maritime World of Visayan Islanders, 52
Gigante Fisherfolk’s Adaptive Strategies, 54
Beliefs and values, 54
Technology, 54
Social organization, 54
The Environment as a Significant Factor in the Fisherfolk’s Survival, 55
Social environment, 55
Physical environment, 56
Biotic environment, 57
Summary, 66