Applied Anthropology

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Applied Anthropology by Mind Map: Applied Anthropology

1. Environmental Anthropology

1.1. Large scale disasters

1.1.1. This is able to let you know the effects on Humans and Animals

1.1.2. Also this lets you know the effects on the animals habitats.

1.1.3. Clean up

1.2. Prevention

1.2.1. Potential risks for it happening again

1.2.2. They put Laws in place to help prevent this from happening again.

1.3. Today's work

1.3.1. After the Deep water Horizon Oil Spill, much of the wildlife was effected or damaged, and still is. Oil spills do damage immediately and continue to do so, even after clean up. Animals lose their homes and become endangered; underwater plants die out because they can't get their nutrients; even life on land changes.

2. Medical Anthropology

2.1. Ancestors

2.1.1. Our ancestors were not capable of fighting off Diseases because they did not have the same medications and things that we have today to help prevent us from getting sick.

2.1.2. Back then when Complications arise they had no way of helping because they did not have the knowledge and other key items that we have today to help us.

2.2. Prevention

2.2.1. They give people Vaccines to help prevent diseases.

2.2.2. And Healthy living cab help prevent a lot of people from getting sick and catching diseases.

2.3. Healing

2.3.1. This also gives people Medication for there illnesses.

2.3.2. This give a chance at Rehabilitation

2.4. Today's Work

2.4.1. Erica Caple James investigated how behavior, culture, and structural inequalities impacted the health of rape victims in the aftermath of Haiti’s coup period of 1991-1994. She found that the victims that took the aid designed for them faced fracturing within their community. And that Haitians that were in extreme poverty fought to get a hold of the funds coming their way.

3. Business Anthropology

3.1. Theories and Practices

3.1.1. Needs of Private organizations

3.2. Lines of Activity

3.2.1. Technological and Design

3.2.2. Organization and Workplace's

3.3. Today's Work

3.3.1. Advertising and Market Research activity.

3.3.2. Anthropology and Business go hand in hand. Large companies, and small ones, can study how culture effects how they see advertisements. These companies can learn how to interact with an ever changing world and grow their business, just by studying how culture affects a person's ability to see ads for different products.

4. Forensic Anthropology

4.1. Archeaology

4.1.1. Finding lost artifacts of past civilization

4.1.2. Learning about where Homo Sapiens came from

4.1.3. Learning evolution from the first human ancestor to the present day today

4.2. Crime Solving

4.2.1. They are able to Identify Remains

4.2.2. They are also able to match Dental Records

4.2.3. And now they are able to use Forensic Analysis to solve crimes.

4.3. Today's work

4.3.1. College graduates and a professor's found a way to identify the chemical composition of fingermarks at a crime scene. This could potential be used to identify lipids, proteins, genetic material, and even trace amounts of explosives.