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Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Final Exam Review ANT 302 Dr. Seriff 2009 1. Intro to Cultural Anthropology What will be covered on your final exam? 2. Intro to Cultural Anthropology: Final Exam Time: 2pm-5pm Date: Wed, May 13th Place: WEL 1.308 3. Format Multiple Choice, Matching, and/or Fill in the Blank Questions Short Essay Questions Extra Credit Question: 5 points Total Possible Points: 105 4. Key Topics to be Covered Patterns of Family Relations The Culture of Capitalism and Early Globalization The Cultural Construction of the Nation-State The Cultural Construction of Social Hierarchy Globalization in a Modern Context The Culture of Power and Resistance Museums and the Politics of Representation 5. What This Test will NOT COVER! Book: Jay MacLeod’s Ain’t No Makin’ It Film: Race: The Power of an Illusion Robbins, chapter 7.5: Can a Nonstratified Community Exist within a Larger Hierarchical Society Mike Wallace Article: Boat People 6. Resources Robbins Book: Chs. 3, 5, 7 (only the designated questions in syllabus) Lila Abu-Lughod, Writing Women’s Worlds, intro chapter Blackboard PDF Readings: Seriff Article Film: A Small Happiness (film about women in rural China)
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7. Key People to Know Carol Stack Philip Bourgois Karl Marx Antonio Gramsci Benedict Anderson Samuel Morton W.E.B. DuBois Ernest Renan Stephen Jay Gould Oscar Lewis 8. Key Words Wk 10: Patterns of Family Relations Key Idea: Patterns of Family Relations patterns of family composition (kinship, descent, residence Examples of traditional Trobriand, Chinese and Ju/wasi communities. Matrilineal and patrilineal descent; its relation to patterns of marriage, arrangement of marriage, power of male or female, brothers or wives; family living patterns, etc. You may be asked to compare and contrast some aspect of kinship between the three cultures. 9. Ju/wasi Family Bilateral kinship Nuclear Families Brideservice at marriage Occasional polygamy Primary Relationship: husband and Wife 10 Trobriand Family Matrilineal Kinship Extended Matrilineal family (clan) Bridewealth Matrilocality Primary Relationships: Brother and Sister
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11. Chinese Kinship Patrilineal Descent Patrilocal residence Ancestor Worship Dowry Primary relationship: Father and son Clan Exogamy 12. Marriage Gift Exchanges Bridewealth: marriage gifts of husband’s family to wife’s parents Brideservice: requirement of groom to work for a period of time for the parents of the bride Dowry: The goods the bride’s family supplies to groom’s family or couple 13. Writing Women’s Worlds by Lila Abu-Lughod Focuses on particularities of women’s everyday lives Examines how women negotiate their social life: question of AGENCY Challenges static, homogeneous and bounded idea of culture Challenges the trope of “the oppressed Muslim woman”
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