Chapter 6 Key Terms

Chapter 6 Key Terms - Key terms agriculture Nonindustrial...

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Key terms agriculture    Nonindustrial system of plant cultivation characterized by continuous and intensive use  of land and labor. balanced reciprocity    See generalized reciprocity. band    Basic unit of social organization among foragers. A band includes fewer than one  hundred people; it often splits up seasonally. correlation    An association between two or more variables such that when one changes (varies), the  other(s) also change(s) (covaries); for example, temperature and sweating. economy    A population's system of production, distribution, and consumption of resources. generalized reciprocity    Principle that characterizes exchanges between closely related individuals: As social  distance increases, reciprocity becomes balanced and finally negative. horticulture    Nonindustrial system of plant cultivation in which plots lie fallow for varying lengths of  time. market principle
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