Anthro Final Review

Anthro Final Review - Anthro 220W Final Review Questions 10 In an Agricultural society where women are not seen as contributors you would expect to

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Anthro 220W Final Review Questions 10. - In an Agricultural society, where women are not seen as contributors, you would expect to see a dowry as form of exchange. - Since women are not seen as contributors → women’s status is seen as lower based on material wealth. - Examples: Societies in India where a large emphasis on dowry has caused ‘dowry deaths’ as well as societies in South Asia. 12. - A constitutive rule is an idea or belief that becomes a cultural norm because society agrees upon it. - X counts as Y in context C. - Example 1- Theft: Taking anything that is not yours counts as theft in the context of American and most other cultures. - Example 2- Lineage: Having a biological child counts as motherhood and/or fatherhood in context of American and most other cultures. - After a constitutive rule is established, regulatory rules are then which control the actions and behaviors associated with that rule. 22. - A rite of passage is the act of moving from one social state to another, usually to an elevated status than previously. 1. Separation Stage: The individual is removed from the community or group. 2. Liminal Stage: period of community building. 3. Reincorporation: The individual is reintroduced to the group or community at new elevated status. - Important because they create unity among a group. - Example: marriage 1. Dating (monogamy) 2. Engagement 3. Marriage (ceremony) 28. - Men have elevated status over women in many societies because of their ability to control the distribution of scarce resources - This also leads to male authority in the public sphere of society while women are
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course ANTH 220 W taught by Professor Beebe during the Spring '08 term at UConn.

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Anthro Final Review - Anthro 220W Final Review Questions 10 In an Agricultural society where women are not seen as contributors you would expect to

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