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Anthropology: Exploration of the UK Drinking Culture

Drinking is a social activity that is present in essentially all cultures. There are sets of traditions and social behaviors surrounding the consumption of alcoholic beverages as recreational drugs and stimulants of social interaction. “Drinking cultures” is a growing topic … Continue reading Anthropology: Exploration of the UK Drinking Culture

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Anthropology: Exploration of American Consumerism and Its Sociocultural Implications

People around the world today are consuming more stuff than ever, with many people buying too many things that they don’t need. Consumerism exists in different cultures around the world, but it is often associated with the United States and … Continue reading Anthropology: Exploration of American Consumerism and Its Sociocultural Implications

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Anthropology: Evolution of Eating Habits in the UK

Food and diet are significant aspects of different cultures. People from different cultural backgrounds identify themselves through food, food choices, and food habits. Our social and cultural identities change over time. Similarly, different factors influencing our cultural identities (such as … Continue reading Anthropology: Evolution of Eating Habits in the UK

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Anthropology: Exploration of Workaholism and Its Effect on American Society

Work addiction – often called workaholism – is the only socially acceptable addiction. Like any addiction, it is often linked to mental health problems. In fact, workaholism may also be the result of underlying or coexisting mental health conditions, such … Continue reading Anthropology: Exploration of Workaholism and Its Effect on American Society

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Anthropology: Ageism in the United Kingdom and its Effects on Society

Ageism is the most prevalent form of discrimination in the United Kingdom (Centre for Ageing Better, 2021). One in three people in the UK report experiencing age prejudice or age discrimination. Older people are seen as less competent and even … Continue reading Anthropology: Ageism in the United Kingdom and its Effects on Society

Anthropology: Subcultures in the United Kingdom and Their Impact on Society

British subcultures (also referred to as urban youth tribes) have a long history that helped shape and define the country. Many subcultures in the United Kingdom emerged after World War II and caused moral panic. The country is famous for … Continue reading Anthropology: Subcultures in the United Kingdom and Their Impact on Society

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Anthropology: The Representation of Crime and Deviance in the British Media

The media plays a key role in delivering news and stories on various topics and events. It is one of the biggest influences on people’s behaviors, perceptions, opinions, and attitudes. This has an effect on many aspects of people’s lives. … Continue reading Anthropology: The Representation of Crime and Deviance in the British Media