Term Anthropology Clubs/Societies
Code PS-8200.8200-050
Definition Programs that provide organized opportunities for individuals to pursue their interest in anthropology (the area of social science that involves the systematic study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions in comparative perspective), often through the medium of a club or society that is under the leadership of people who are knowledgeable in the subject. Activities may include lectures, slide shows and other presentations that provide information about specific topics; opportunities for members to share and/or discuss their own work on issues in the subject area; field trips; and other activities that promote the study and appreciation of anthropology among members. Included are Internet-based virtual clubs, WebRings devoted to the subject and clubs where members meet face-to-face.
Created 3/31/05
Changed 1/5/10
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See Also References Anthropology Research (TR-8000.0300)
External Classification Terms Anthropology (NPC V01.02)
Anthropology & Sociology (NTE V21)
Arts, Culture and Recreation (CAN AR-100)
Arts, Culture and Recreation (USA AR-100)
Extracurricular Activities (NPC B04.08)
Social Development (UW 7.2.02.02)
Related Concepts Organization/Facility Type
Facet Organization/Facility Type
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