Essays Tagged: "Nacirema"

Perspectives on society and culture

ciety and CultureIt is very difficult as a reader to make any sense of the rituals performed by the Nacirema. The Nacirema are a people who stress the importance of physical wellness and go to great a ... essor Linton was the first to shed light on the particularly bizarre lifestyle that is lived by the Nacirema. Physical wellness being so heavily stressed is not the bizarre aspect, it is the spiritual ...

(2 pages) 133 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Varieties of bodily experiences

explore the problems this creates.b. The medical establishment Horace Miner's Body Ritual among the Nacirema (ref) reveals the extent to which medicine is revered in the West. Yet I believe medical pr ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Body rituals among the Nacirema

nthropology might have come up with her unexpected conclusions regarding to the body rituals of the Nacirema people. Linton's report was wildly inaccurate written due to the facts that she does not ha ... a ritual or ceremonies, but she described it as a ceremony because she is lack of knowledge in the Nacirema culture. Another example could be found in paragraph 4, she states "The medicine women do n ...

(2 pages) 72 0 3.4 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Why are women less successful in business

vercome. Women's influx in business and people's attitude to it reminds me of Body Ritual among the Nacirema. This ritual looks strange but we should accept it and do not be ethnocentric. Women partic ...

(3 pages) 34 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


ark ShpyrkaProfessor WorleyAnthropology 31024 September 2013Article Review #1"Body Ritual Among the Nacirema"After Reading "Body Ritual Among the Nacirema" which the word Nacirema spelled backwards is ... eading and rereading the article I came to a conclusion and that it's just a way of survival to the Nacirema and has been working for them from generation to generation. In my reading I felt as if the ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith