Anthropology Exam 2 Review - Anthropology Exam 2 Review Neoliberalism and how does it redefine citizens-it redefines them as \u201cconsumers\u201d Main

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Anthropology Exam 2 ReviewNeoliberalism and how does it redefine citizens-it redefines them as “consumers” Main principles of neoliberalism-sees competition as the defining characteristics of human relations-free market- self-regulate-increased privatization of public goods-health care, prisons -limit competition- limiting our freedom and liberty-tax and regulation minimized- cutting off social servicesClifford Geertz-Balinese cockfight or the action of winking-difference between “thick” and “thin” description-wink: thin: describes what the person is doing -thick: describes what that action represents-thick description is the goal of ethnographyWhat school of thought is Geertz associated with?-interpretive anthropologyDefine the interpretive school of anthropology-they were interpreting symbols- objects, characters, or other representations of ideas or concepts-meanings are stored in symbols and these sum up the world for some peopleSemiotic-study of symbols

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