Tag: Social Systems

An Anthropologist’s Obsession with Outlander

Carie Little Hersh , May 3rd, 2018

I have been on hiatus from blogging for some time, mainly due to two factors. First, I launched a public anthropology podcast, Anthropologist on the Street (huzzah!), which…


On the Backs of Other Mothers

Carie Little Hersh , November 3rd, 2016

I had no idea I was singing the saddest song about motherhood of all time. It all started when I became curious about a lullaby my grandmother used…

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I Don’t Care What Your Beliefs about Racism Are

Carie Little Hersh , August 4th, 2016

In the wake of several brutal and unwarranted police shootings of black men and women, and the subsequent retaliation against innocent police officers, politicians across the country have…

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5 Homophobic Myths Destroyed by Anthropology

Carie Little Hersh , July 15th, 2016

After the horrific mass murder in June focusing on the LGBTQ community at an Orlando club, the only thing worse than the massacre has been the thread of…

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Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and the Election Hunger Games

Carie Little Hersh , May 4th, 2016

With Donald Trump defending the size of his hands, Ted Cruz dropping out of the race the week after recruiting former opponent Fiorina as a running mate, Hillary…

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Stop Blaming Parents for Our Society’s Failures

Carie Little Hersh , April 24th, 2016

Yet another parenting article popped up in my Facebook feed this week. Not a How-To parenting article, which is annoying enough, but a You’re-Doing-Everything-Wrong parenting article. Generation X’s…

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