Midterm Study Guide, S'11

Midterm Study Guide, S'11 - Anthropology 115 Emerging...

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Anthropology 115 – Emerging Global Culture Midterm Exam Study Guide, Spring 2011 Anthropology and Culture Anthropology fieldwork ethnography society/culture participant observation cultural relativism ethnocentrism characteristics of culture Global Culture connections economic integration transnationalism globalization/localization EXAMPLES: Introductory slides Systems/Cultural Systems systems: biological, mechanical, cultural "unintended consequences" stability/change negative /positive feedback shareholders – all those with a stake in the system EXAMPLES: Chumash peoples & boat technology, Tsembaga Maring (New Guinea) & pigs, video: Black Gold (on coffee in Ethiopia), Darwin’s Nightmare Subsistence Patterns and Exchange types of subsistence patterns (modes of production) production / distribution (exchange) / consumption exchange systems: reciprocity (sharing), redistribution (feasting), market/money (buying and selling) commodity chains (example: Black Gold
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