Chapter 5. report - Chapter 5 Looking Back at Human Biocultural and Social Evolution refers Biological evolution to the process whereby organisms

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Chapter 5 : Looking Back at Human Biocultural and Social Evolution
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Biological evolution - refers to the process whereby organisms undergo various genetic and physical changes that pave the way for biological diversity
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Technological evolution - refers to the changes over time in technology that give humans increased control over their environment.
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Biocultural evolution - “the mutual interactive evolution of human biology and culture.”
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Cultural relativism - or the notion that an individual’s attitudes, beliefs, and ideas are based on the cultural context of his or her societies.
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Band-level societies - or simply “bands” -they were basically small and nomadic family groups where plainly organized.
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Tribe - this was a more formal social organization made up of several bands and groups that were connected through a clan structure or kinship.
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Headman - was a more formal and established leader. He had significant influence among the members of the tribe and was recognized as a person a great importance.
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Chiefdom - consisted of tribes united under one leader or chief
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  • Spring '17
  • Sociology, Evolution, pH, social evolution, mutual interactive evolution, MODERNIZATION THEORIS, Band-level societies, Biocultural evolution

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