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Page 1 of 3 Anthropology 2A: Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology Spring 2009 Prof. Mei Zhan Study guide for Final Exam I. Key terms for multiple choices Four-field anthropology The Crystal Palace The age of equipoise Sociocultural evolution The comparative method of anthropology The historical method of anthropology Fieldwork Ethnography Colonialism and anthropology Coevalness Cultural relativism Interpretive anthropology What is “culture”? Race Scientific racism Nature v.s. culture Race as a “social construct” Naturalization Anthropology as social critique Race as a social construct Naturalization Cosmology Creation myth Duality (Claude Levi-Strauss) Map(s) of the world Fluidity of space Nation-state Diminishing circles of influence Cyberspace Liminality (Victor Turner) Temporality Ecological time Structural time Cattle time (or “cattle clock”) Task-orientation Clock time Family workshop v.s. factory production Nurture Generic determinism Socialization Sites of socialization
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