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DSST Anthropology as a Discipline 2

Question 3 of 17 the individual groups that form a

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Question 3 of 17 The individual groups that form a tribe are not necessarily composed of people related to one another. But people throughout the various bands that form the tribe are related to one another through clans. Your Answer: Explanation The dispersal of clans throughout the tribal system is a way to unify the entire tribe--it is a sublevel of tribal organization Question 4 of 17 Chiefdoms are intermediate between tribes and states, are kin-based, but have permanent, group-based differences in access to strategic resources, and exist with a permanent political structure. Your Answer:
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Explanation Chiefdoms are a transitional form of sociopolitical organization in the evolution of tribes into states. Question 5 of 17 States have permanent formal government structures and socioeconomic stratification. Your Answer: Explanation They are autonomous (self-governing, independent) political units with social classes and a formal government based on law, social status, population control, judiciary, enforcement and fiscal interests. Most people in the world today live in a state-organized society. Stratification means that people are not necessarily equal socially and economically, but can be arranged into different social classes. Question 6 of 17 Bands tribes , chiefdoms and states are all examples of political organizations. Your Answer: Explanation In many societies the community (band or village) is the largest territorial group in which political activities are organized. Question 7 of 17 Yanomamo women are treated as materialistic objects and promised by their father or brother to a Yanomamo man in return for reciprocity. Your Answer: Explanation The reciprocity could be another Yanomamo woman or a political alliance. Question 8 of 17 Another method of forming political alliances is feasting. This is when one village invites village for a ceremonial dinner. Your Answer: Explanation During the feast there is a lot social activity. The Yanomamo dance and mingle with each other along with eating a different variety of foods. The only catch is the other village must reciprocate a feast by one village. This feast is more like an American dinner party in which members of family or social group invite others to attend. A feast however can be dangerous and or fatal for those who attend. The Yanomamo can be very conniving and
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deceiving. Question 9 of 17 A law defines relationships among members of society and gives authority to use coercion to enforcement of sanctions. Your Answer: Explanation It redefines social relations and ensures social flexibility. Given their functions, laws must adapt to changes in society as well as maintain the stable norms of society. Question 10 of 17 A crime occurs when individuals, aware (or unaware) of the norms of society and the sanctions associated with the violations of those norms, are nonetheless willing to gamble that they can "get away with" violating the norms.
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