To ensure that you are properly prepared for your Final Cultural Research Paper in this course, you must complete a draft/outline that includes:
- A culture from the list below:
- Basseri of Iran
- The Batek of Malaysia
- The Amish
- Huaorani of Ecuador
- Nayar of India
- Tikopia of Melanesia
- Three scholarly research journals, ethnographies and ethnologies to be used as the primary sources of information.
- Identification of the chosen cultures primary mode of subsistence. (Foragers, Horticulturalists, Pastoralists, Emerging Agriculturalists, Agrarian States or Industrialists)
- Identification of the three aspects of culture which will be used in the Final Cultural Research Paper from the list below:
- Beliefs and values
- Economic organization
- Gender relations
- Political organization
- Sickness and healing
- Social change
- Social organization
The above information should be presented in an outline and must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis and a properly formatted reference page. Do not submit a full seven- to eight-page draft at this time!
Your paper must be in APA format. For information regarding APA samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar.