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Anthropology

2013

Series

Connecticut College

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Full-Text Articles in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Situating Street Kids: An Ethnography Of Nomadic Street Kids In Portland, Oregon, Elizabeth Delise Jan 2013

Situating Street Kids: An Ethnography Of Nomadic Street Kids In Portland, Oregon, Elizabeth Delise

Anthropology Department Honors Papers

Homelessness in the United States has been widely researched in the social sciences. Only within the last 20 years have ethnographic studies focused on street kids, a youth subculture. Some of this work has emphasized the transience of street kid lifeways and problematized the street kid lifestyle, an approach that has rendered street kids as victims. More recently, social scientists have refocused their analytic lens on the ways that street kids are agents of their own actions and understood only within the context of past events that shaped decisions to live on the street. This thesis aligns with the latter ...


Halq'eméylem Language Revitalization: Tracing Ideologies In Hybridity, Sonya Rao Jan 2013

Halq'eméylem Language Revitalization: Tracing Ideologies In Hybridity, Sonya Rao

Anthropology Department Honors Papers

Recently, indigenous language revitalization has gained attention from Western media and charitable organizations, a process that has depoliticized the history of indigenous languages. One result of this is the naturalization of the ideological projects that put Native languages at risk, as well as the practices that hinder their revival. I focus on how the scientific and intellectual project of linguistics can dispossess elements of Native languages from its speakers, using it as capital for its own objectives. I show that the history of speech communities shapes the language ideologies that inform choices in the revitalization process, the restraints under which ...


At Home, Anthony Graesch Jan 2013

At Home, Anthony Graesch

Anthropology Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.