Intro. to Cult. Anthro. Final Study Guide

Intro. to Cult. Anthro. Final Study Guide - The idea of how...

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The idea of how generational differences may be as great as cultural differences in terms of sharing common experiences The idea of Education, or cultural transmission, as basic strategies for survival: instinct & social learning and the concept of neotony with regard to biological maturity and social maturity The concept of Middle Class socialization: the differences between the Family realm and the realm of Society and the notions of Materialist Meritocracy and Achievement Motivation The normative value to anthropology with regard to those things that are advantageous in a culture and those things that are disadvantageous The concepts of competition, grotesque, and achievement motivation among Western societies The comparisons and contrasts between life in a Western society and a non-Western society: the value of children and role expectations of them, adults, and elders and the contrasts in the idea of immortality The agents of socialization: atomistic suburban family patterns, discontinuity among families and society The concept of formal and informal social learning processes and its relation to age and gender The concept of division of labor by age, sex, and gender among Western societies and traditional societies The notions of equality among men and women within Western societies and traditional societies The roles of men and women in traditional societies, their respective domains and the boundaries between them The concept of kinship and the differences between a kin-based society and a contract-based society The composition of kinship and distinguishing by blood and marriage: triangle for male, circle for
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ANT 2410 taught by Professor Grindal during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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