Case Study Analysis
The purpose of case studies is to bring real world concepts/situations into your course work. Read the assigned case study and complete a case study analysis. It will focus you on the issues covered in the assigned readings. Adhere to the following guidelines:
The end result should be four sections:
1. Summary of the existing facts
2. Issues/Problem Identification
In aIDition to the case analysis, be sure to answer all of the questions given for the case. Your responses must be complete, using terminology and concepts presented in the primary textbook as well as supplementary resources. Each paragraph should be written in complete sentences with attention paid to good grammar and spelling. Please double-space, use 12 point font, with one inch margins. You may use online library or the internet to complete your case study. Be sure to cite your resources and provide the references using the APA format. APA Guidelines can be found in the resources section of this syllabus.
Kottak, C. P. (2013). Cultural anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity. (15th). McGraw Hill. ISBN-13: 9780078035005
Case Study: Case 1: To Medicate or Not to Medicate at http://www.aaanet.org/committees/ethics/case1.htm.
a) What was the ethical dilemma faced by the anthropologist?
b) What do you think of the anthropologists decision?
c) What do you think of the responses?
d) What is the most ethical response in this situation?
Identify the major ethnographic techniques and what kinds of information they collect.
Explain what medical anthropology is.
Differentiate between an illness and a disease.
Access information efficiently and effectively.
Evaluate information critically and competently.