Anthropological Theory End Term Assignment TOPIC- ‘Please compare Geertz’s two essays to answer the following question: Does Geertz’s ethnographic writing on the Balinese cockfight convincingly succeed in achieving his theoretical position, as outlined in ‘Thick Description’. Submitted by: Dipankar Dutta Department Of Sociology (1st Semester) South Asian University In the piece the "Thick Description: Toward an Interpretive Theory of Culture" Clifford Geertz has stressed upon culture to be its central focus point. Geertz held that people, generally, are tangled by a set of meanings that are self-derived and socially derived. He has tried to narrow down the meaning of culture which has otherwise been used as a vast term in other anthropological
How do sports affect your brain? How do sports in the rest of world integrate into schools? Why in the United States, do we live in a mainly sports culture? What can sports teach besides athletics? I am curious to find out the answers to my questions even though some won 't have exact
The concern of ethnography is on “the nature, construction and maintenance of culture…with the aim of looking beyond what people say to understand the shared system of meanings we call culture” (Goulding, 2005, p. 298). Ethnography explains the ways of constructing culture through the behaviors and experiences of the members of the society. In this research, culture and its impediments lie on the concept and participation of clubbing as a
Discuss self- confidence and how it influences sport performance? This essay will look the following work of; (Al-Hebaish, 2012) (Goel & Aggarwal, 2012) (Benabou & Tirole, 2002) discussing what self-confidence is and why people may not want to have a self-confidence within themselves, secondly evidence of three different forms of self-confidence and the development of general self-confidence will be covered by (Menaker, 2011) furthermore the work of; (Besharat & Pourbohlool, 2011) (Skinner, 2013) (Feltz, 1998) will look at how self-confidence influences sport performance, finally (Woodman & Hardy, 2003) will discuss the six different forms of self-confidence within sport and the tow different categories they are associated with. According
This study is aimed to answer two questions: How can we act ethically in sport? And why would we want to be ethical competitors in the first place? The starting point is the conceptualization of the term Fair Play as either “respect for the rules” or “respect for the spirit of the game”, as well as by other determinants. Unesco states that Fair Play is defined as a way of thinking, not a way of behaving. It incorporates issues concerned with the elimination of cheating, gamesmanship, doping, violence (both physical and verbal), the sexual harassment and abuse of children, young people and women, exploitation, unequal opportunities, excessive commercialization and
The questionnaire will be asked on how the gender equality in politics can improve the quality of life in Malaysia. Key informant interviewing with a few political analyst will be conducted to get in-depth information about the current issue related to Malaysian politics. The conversation will be recorded using an audio recorder as a prove and online forum will be formed, allowing more people to voice out their point of view. Kiosk survey will be held at selected places to get more statistics and give awareness regarding the importance of gender equality in politics. The data collected will be analysed by using table, chart and graph to interpret the research paper in
Motion of one sample of tekong will be captured in the training sessions. Predetermined number of serves attempt will be perform and recorded. The data on motion on tekong body joint of tekong will be retrieved by using kinect software and analyzed. The analysis on joint motion will be done in three major axis which is x,y and z. The relation between the displacement of 17 point of human body joint to the speed and placement of the ball which contribute to the “tekong” performance also to be analyzed (Zawi & Yusoff, 2008).
It was also employed in studying media representations of men, for instance, the interplay of sports and war imagery (Connell & Messerschmidt, 2005). Because the concept of hegemony helped to make sense of both the diversity and the selectiveness of images in mass media, media researchers began mapping the relations between representations of different masculinities. Commercial sports are a focus of media representations of masculinity, and the developing field of sports sociology also found significant use for the concept of hegemonic masculinity (Connell & Messerschmidt, 2005). In social theories of gender, there has often been a tendency toward functionalism, seeing gender relations as a self-contained, self-reproducing system and explaining every element in terms of its function in reproducing the whole (Connell & Messerschmidt, 2005). Connell & Messerschmidt (2005) detect this tendency in most modern theories of gender.
The purpose of the study was to investigate the implementation of sports policy for the development of sport and games in the state of Chhattisgarh. For this purpose, Questionnaire was prepared with the help of experts in sports by taking consideration the seven aspects of sports development in Chhattisgarh. Reli¬able data was collected from the Director of sports, Chhattisgarh and state sports associations established in Chhattisgarh, A carefully constructed questionnaire keeping in mind the pertinent aspects to be surveyed was mailed to state associations affiliated with Chhattisgarh Olympic Association and recognized by Chhattisgarh Sports Department for different sports and games. The responses were received from thirty 36
I also collected data from the various documents that were provided to me by the firm which they had prepared . Majority of the primary information was collected through observations and interactions within the team. Secondary Information: The secondary information was collected through the website of the firm, journals, books and other relevant sources online. CHAPTER 8 8.1 Comparison Line Nivia soccer balls with reference to other brands with Flipkart FLIPKART