Cultural Anthropology Exam 2 Study Guide

Cultural Anthropology Exam 2 Study Guide - Cultural...

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Cultural Anthropology Exam 2 Study Guide 1. Understand the following concepts: a. naming ceremony – what is the purpose? Why do some societies have a naming ceremony? b. personality c. dependence / independence training – Which is indicative of American practice? d. modal personality e. intersexuals f. ecosystem g. cultural adaptation h. parallel evolution i. carrying capacity j. horticulture k. agriculture l. pastoralism m. leveling mechanism n. money o. marriage p. incest taboo q. exogamy/endogamy r. polygamy (polygyny, , polyandry, group marriage), monogamy (serial monogamy), fictive marriage s. bride-price, bride service, dowry t. patrilocal, matrilocal, ambilocal, neolocal u. descent group v. kinship/kindred w. unilineal/matrilineal/patrilineal descent – know examples of cultures that demonstrate matrilineal and patrilineal societies
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x. totemism y. EGO z. Eskimo, Hawaiian, and Iroquois kinship systems – be able to recognize their kinship charts and describe them. Which one is indicative of typical American culture?
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course ANTH 100 taught by Professor Juliedavid during the Fall '09 term at Orange Coast College.

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