Homeless man on the street in winter

Anthropology: An Overview of the Global Homeless Population

Homelessness is a social problem that exists in most societies around the world. Almost 155 million people are homeless, in temporary shelters, in refugee camps, and in other transitory conditions. Another billion people live without adequate shelter. According to estimations, … Continue reading Anthropology: An Overview of the Global Homeless Population

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Global Citizen Music Festival 2021: The Global Intiative Supported by Artists

The international advocacy organization, Global Citizen, announced Global Citizen Live. Significantly, it is a music festival that was a 24-hour live broadcast with events and performances across six continents to unite the world. In order to defend the planet and … Continue reading Global Citizen Music Festival 2021: The Global Intiative Supported by Artists

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The Deportation of Haitian Immigrants: History Repeats Itself

The situation of Haitian immigrants has been a hot topic during the last months. Thousands of migrants have reached the USA through dangerous pathways via the Mexican border dominated by violent people-smuggling gangs. Camping in insecure regions, they have been … Continue reading The Deportation of Haitian Immigrants: History Repeats Itself

Anthropology: Exploration of Gang Culture and Knife Crime in the UK

Knife crime, along with cybercrime and social media hate crime, is one of the main social issues in the United Kingdom. Every incident of stabbings sparks a public debate about insecurity, lack of trust in police, offender motivations, and deviant … Continue reading Anthropology: Exploration of Gang Culture and Knife Crime in the UK

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Anthropology: Mental Health of Children and Adolescents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The global pandemic is one of the most studied topics among scholars interested in the social and cultural implications of COVID-19. It provides an experiment on its effects on society. Along with adults and the elderly, children, and adolescents around … Continue reading Anthropology: Mental Health of Children and Adolescents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Anthropology: Modern Slavery Around the World and Social Implications

Modern-day slavery is a contemporary issue in every society around the world. It refers to the severe exploitation of people for personal or commercial gain. The problem of slavery dates back to 3500BC and operated in the first civilizations. It … Continue reading Anthropology: Modern Slavery Around the World and Social Implications

Child Poverty

Anthropology: The Prevalance of Child Poverty in Glasgow, Scotland and Sociocultural Implications

Glasgow is the biggest and the most populous city in Scotland. The city is situated along both banks of the River Clyde. Glasgow occupies much of the lower Clyde valley, and its suburbs extend into surrounding districts. Today, Glasgow’s population … Continue reading Anthropology: The Prevalance of Child Poverty in Glasgow, Scotland and Sociocultural Implications

Saint Francis of Assisi Receiving the Stigmata, oil on panel by the Master of Hoogstraten, c. 1510; in the Prado Museum.

Anthropology: How Did Christian Doctrines Influence Social Welfare?

As all of us know, poverty is not solely a modern reality. It is a social condition that has existed throughout human history and is persistent in its survival. World societies have strategized various ways of managing it, including charity, … Continue reading Anthropology: How Did Christian Doctrines Influence Social Welfare?