Anthropology and Key Informant Methods

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Which method do anthropologists use to gather information about the daily practices and rituals of the group being studied?

Participant-observation methods

What does the term 'ethnography' refer to in cultural anthropology?

The writing about people

What is the Greek word 'ethno' used to refer to in ethnography?


What is the primary research method used in cultural anthropology fieldwork?

Participant-observation methods

What do anthropologists call individuals in a society who have significant knowledge on the topic being studied?

Key informants

Test your knowledge of the five subdisciplines of anthropology and key informant methods with this quiz. Learn about understanding culture, society, and politics through participant-observation and fieldwork.

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