Anonymous asked in Social SciencePsychology · 8 months ago

 the use of developed and underdeveloped ?

Why would anthropologists question the use of developed and underdeveloped to describe and categorize inhabitants and their relationship with the inhabitants of other lands?

2 Answers

  • 8 months ago

    So as to best understand these folks cultures

    Dreams hopes conflicts and richness and value

    Of and to each culture.

    How best to meet their needs

    And wants, respect-and learn

    From their medical  remedies

    and cures, psychology treatments


    Very best wishes


    Source:) Rough guess.

  • j153e
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Cultural relativism and political correctness; the desire not to hurt some group's feelings and self-esteem by noting that their economic development is not equal to another country's.

    Also, the notion that "truth for you" in a culture = all cultures are equal.  National Socialist Germany = Soviet Union = United States.  Not particularly absolute moral values...rather, cultural relativism, every culture gets a participation trophy.  It's an academic position, very precious, but hypocritical in that most anthropologists would prefer to live in the developed and freer United States.

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