8 Chapter 1: The Culture Concept Study Guide

The Culture Concept

Use this study guide as you read the selected chapter, to help you focus on the important terms, concepts, people and places. This will also help you prepare for the quiz on this chapter.

  • Armchair anthropology
  • Boas
  • Common themes in stories
  • Cultural determinism
  • Cultural evolutionism
  • Cultural relativism
  • Empirical methodology
  • Enculturation
  • Ethical principles in anthropology
  • Ethnocentrism
  • European colonial era
  • Frazer
  • Functionalism
  • Geertz (and definition of culture)
  • Going native
  • Gulliver’s Travels (written by Jonathan Swift)
  • Holism
  • Kinship
  • Malinowski
  • Participant observation
  • Radcliffe-Brown
  • Salvage anthropology
  • Stories Structuralism
  • The Other
  • Tylor (and definition of culture)


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