DSST Anthropology as a Discipline 2

Development research acting as a communication link

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development research (acting as a communication link between producers and users of new technology), and cultural resource assessment (identifying the impact of federal development on archaeological sites and historic buildings). Question 4 of 8 Survival is a phenomenon that appears under one set of conditions and persists when those original conditions no longer exist . Your Answer:
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Explanation E.B. Tylor believed that seemingly irrational customs and beliefs, such as peasant superstitions, were vestiges of earlier rational practices. Question 5 of 8 The Scottish evolutionist John Fergusson McLennan used the term survival to mean symbolic forms of earlier customs (e.g., mock battles in nuptial rituals were said to be survivals of an earlier stage of marriage by capture). Your Answer: Explanation Some writers did not view survivals as useless but rather as having a transformed use. They emphasized the change in function and its integration with the rest of culture. Question 6 of 8 International Development is a process of directed change that focuses on improving the welfare of people in so-called underdeveloped countries. Your Answer: Explanation This was often conducted by promoting economic growth. Question 7 of 8 Diffusion is the spread of something from one group to the next. Your Answer: Explanation In addition to this, 'stimulus' diffusion is the spread of ideas from one group to another. Question 8 of 8 A model of change based on the belief in the inevitable advance of science and Western secularism and processes is modernization. Your Answer: Explanation It includes industrial growth, consolidation of the state, bureaucratization, market economy, technological innovation, literacy, and options for social mobility.
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