DSST Anthropology as a Discipline 2

Your answer explanation the reciprocity could be

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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. Your Answer: Explanation In Western society: distinctions are made between 1) violations against the state (a criminal offense) and 2) violations against the individual (a civil offense). In most Non-Western societies: crimes are almost always seen as crimes against the individual, since there is no state against which to commit the crime. Question 11 of 17 While resolving differences, negotiation occurs when the parties themselves actively resolve the difference; this can serve as a prior condition to adjudication or mediation. Your Answer: Explanation On the other hand, mediation occurs when a third party is called in to resolve the difference. It is typical of bands and tribes; the third party has no coercive power, but his/her decision is effected by the power of his/her prestige. Question 12 of 17 All political organizations try to maintain their own autonomy and security, both internally and externally. When it is external, it often takes the form of war . Your Answer: Explanation Even between bands, lineages, clans, or the largest political unit of the state; however, it is not a universal phenomenon. Likely, it has developed only over the last 10,000 years with the increased productivity of food, with surplus, and with the development of states.
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Question 13 of 17 States are the political system most likely to engage in war . Your Answer: Explanation The worldviews of warlike people and non-warlike people is a significant factor in understanding the structure of their societies and the character of their social institutions. Question 14 of 17
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