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MANE 003 Comparative Ethnography Solved Assignment 2020-21

 

MANE 003 Comparative Ethnography

Solved Assignment 2020-21

Total Marks: 100

Note: There are two sections ‘A’ and ‘B’. Attempt five questions and at least two questions from each section. All questions carry equal marks. The word limit for 20 marks question is 500 words and for 10 marks question it is 250 words.



SECTION- A

1. What is ethnographic writing? Discuss the methodological concerns.

2. Discuss the cultural perspectives in writing ethnography.

3. Examine Tallensi kinship ties as depicted in Meyer Fortes work on The Web of Kinship among the Tallensi.

4. Critically examine the death rituals as described in the work Death in Banaras.

5. Write short notes referring to the ethnographies discussed in the course:

a. Dominant symbol

b. Nuer political organisation

SECTION-B

6. Analyse Serena Nanda’s construction of gender in her work Neither Man nor Woman: The Hijras of India.

7. Discuss the issues pertaining to fieldwork methods and intellectual context of the ethnography Coming of Age in Samoa.

8. Review economic organisations among the Trobriand Islanders as described by Annette B. Weiner.

9. What are the main concerns discussed in the ethnography, Identity, Gender and Poverty: New Perspectives on Caste and Tribe in Rajasthan.

10. Write short notes referring to the ethnographies discussed in the course:

a. Being a Macho

b. Traditional remedies in the African belief system


 

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