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AQA A-Level Anthropology: Defining Boundaries - Chapter Summary
If you're preparing for the AQA A-Level Anthropology exam, work through this chapter to study the physical, political and cultural boundary topics you'll need to know. These mobile-friendly lessons help you increase your anthropology knowledge so you can answer questions about:
- Understanding the roles and perspectives of boundaries between humans and animals
- Evaluating the nature of physical, cultural and political boundaries
- Determining how boundaries are drawn between groups of people
- Describing the consequences of societal boundaries
Our expert anthropology instructors will help you define key boundary terms and understand their significance in the field of anthropology. We've also included lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to help you retain the information you've studied.
1. Boundaries: Definition, Perspectives & Roles
The concept of boundaries is a very important part of all human societies. In this lesson, we're going to explore this concept and check out a few different types of boundaries that govern many human interactions.
2. Types of Boundaries: Physical & Cultural
This lesson will seek to explain physical, political, and cultural boundaries. In doing so, it will identify differences in socio-economics, language, and religion as foundations for boundaries.
3. Drawing Boundaries Between Social Groups
Over the course of history, there have been many ways to draw boundaries between different social groups. This lesson discusses some of the categories that have historically been used to draw boundaries.
4. Consequences of Boundaries Within & Between Societies
What are the consequences of boundaries within and between societies? In this lesson, we will explore the boundaries and how these boundaries can promote inclusion and exclusion.
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Other chapters within the AQA A-level Anthropology: Practice & Study Guide course
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Human Beliefs & Behavior
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Principles of Evolution
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Culture & Society
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Thinking & Communicating
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Organizing Social Relations
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Engaging with Nature
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Personhood & Identity
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Globalization & Populations
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Human Movement & Migration
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: The Local Perspective
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Perspectives on World Issues
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Practicing Anthropology
- AQA A-level Anthropology Flashcards