ANT 340 Study Guide Exam 1

ANT 340 Study Guide Exam 1 - political system. We have used...

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ANT 340 Study Guide: Exam 1 Professor Galbraith The test will be a combination of short answer/identification and essay. Any material from the lectures, class discussions, readings (yes, go and review Bodley!) and films may appear on the exam. In addition, you will be expected to incorporate evidence from these sources into your essays. Concepts not specifically listed on this guide may still be on the test! Blue (or green) books required. The basic argument in Bodley is that our current culture is negatively impacting both humans and the environment. Know the characteristics of this culture, particularly paying attention to the concepts of power, consumption, and scale. Also know the characteristics of Bodley’s alternative model (tribal societies). Be aware of Bodley’s arguments concerning the internal dynamics and logic of commercialized societies, and how these assumptions impact smaller scale societies and communities. Be aware of the history of our economic and
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Unformatted text preview: political system. We have used these concepts to examine two more specific issues: Economics/ Development Paradigm Be familiar with the basic arguments of both Waring and Rochelau et al Be able to use evidence and concepts from the Wackernagle film Know how these concepts relate to Bodley Food Production Be familiar with the arguments of Lappe and Collins and Pollan Be able to use evidence from The Omnivores Dilemma and the Polyface farm video Know how these concepts relate to Bodley Finally, we have looked at ways in which multiple, competing interests can complicate the search for solutions to environmental and social problems. Using examples from Mathews and Rocheleau, as well as other class materials, be able to discuss the ways in which gender, class, ethnicity, occupation, or other social markers may impact use of natural resources and relations with the environment....
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course ANT 340 taught by Professor Galbraith during the Winter '11 term at Grand Valley State University.

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