Posts tagged: Anthropology

  • A Tribe Called Nacirema (Insight)

    In June of 1956, an article was published in the esteemed social science journal American Anthropologist, which satirized modern anthropologists and the way they describe rituals and behaviours in clinical terms. But what began as a satire became heralded as a classic example of establishing perspective and perceiving the familiar in an unfamiliar way. This… Read more »