Cultural Anthropologist as a Career
– In a world filled with every possible career imaginable, one may be a bit skeptical to choose one within the field of anthropology; however, for those who are intellectually oriented, it can be a rewarding and stimulating career, the benefits quite worth the years spent learning the information and necessary skills required by this multifarious field. Typically, when considering a career in a field as intellectually strenuous as this, one must be aware of the varying opportunities in the anthropological job market and how to make use of said opportunities….
Profesional Skepticism Related to Auditor?s Performance
– … PCAOB standards and oversight emphasize that professional skepticism is fundamental to the role and performance of auditors. The application of professional skepticism throughout the audit is a foundational aspect of audit quality and the integrity of the audit process. Professional skepticism is a key element of a quality audit, meaning not accepting the evidence gathered at face value, continuing to pursue all avenues of inquiry on the topic at hand, critically assessing evidence without being overly suspicious or cynical, increasing awareness of how supporting documentations is selected and the amount of documentation that is collected, collaborating management explanations or represe…
Controversies and Consequences which Arise from Anthropologist being Contracted by a Particular
– When anthropologists’ are involved in native title litigations, ambiguities may arise. In native title cases, anthropologists’ give their expert, objective opinion. This opinion helps determine whether a continuing relationship between an Indigenous group and the land exists. Engaged anthropologists apply their methodology to real world situations, such as native title. The Native Title Act passed in 1993, provides a national system which recognises and protects native title. It recognises that some Indigenous people, who show continuity from their traditional laws and customs, have rights to their land….
Are Librarians Professionals?
– Dewey declared librarians should consider themselves professionals (Swigger 314). Librarians, despite this, suffer from status anxiety about the professional state of librarianship. Trait theory, the traditional sociological tool utilized to evaluate the professional status of occupations, has traditionally deemed librarianship to be lacking the attributes that required for professional status, and therefore not a profession, only a semi-profession (Abbot 431). Trait theorists have criticized librarianship for a lack of theoretical knowledge and authoritative service orientation (Nelson 2030)….
Changing Society – What is the Role of the Sociologist?
– … The fundamental question is whether or not sociology should be value-free. To illustrate, early sociologists gave support to all sorts of public policies they believed in. From the 1920s to the 1940s, many sociologists transitioned to the view that sociology should be a science; discovering knowledge, but not striving to mandate how it should be used. These positivists sought to build sociology on the model of the natural sciences. Consequently, they reassured that the sociologist should be committed to no values except those of free scientific inquiry….