Module 20 Study Questions, Reading: White, Coffee Life in Japan, pp.108-126
1. How is Japanese coffee different than American coffee? How the does the difference reflect a
difference in culture?
2. What foods are associated with coffee-drinking in Japan?
Reading: White, Coffee Life in Japan, pp. 157-172
1. In this chapter, Merry White describes three kinds of cafes, anabateki, idobata kaigi, and
shakkei. What are these three types of caf? Do we have cafes that fit these descriptions? If your
Module 18 - Food Habits on the Cultural Level
Lecture: The Anthropology of Food Habits
1. Give an example of a food that makes a statement about ethnic identity. What does it say?
2. What are some of the sub-groups within cultures that can be identified b
Gold Commodity Platform
Gold Mining Process
A serious chemical element
Causes environmental issues and human b
ody health issues;
Use for Gold mining.
It cased by mercury use, and it is primaril
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Module 1 - Introd
Module 21 Our Daily Bread
Lecture: Global Food Systems
1. What is the major cause of food insufficiency world wide?
2. What percentage of the worlds malnourished people are affected by conflict?
3. Does the world produce enough food to feed its population
Module 17-"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players
(Shakespeare, As You Like It, Scene 7)
Lecture: Perspectives on Ethnic Diversity
1. What is race?
2. What is ethnicity?
3. What are some characteristics ethnic identity may be ba
Module 25Mans Dominion?
Questions on Lecture: Big, Blue Marble: Globalization and the Ecology
1. What do cosmologies have to do with human relationships to the environment?
2. Do all cosmologies represent identical relationships between man and nature? Gi
Reading: White, Coffee Life in Japan, pp.127-156
1. How is your urban experience with San Jose like that of urban Japanese? Do we use cafes in
the same way that Japanese do?
2. Do you live in a web environment or a grid environment? Describe th
Module 23 - When Global Cultures Meet: Tourism
Lecture: Anthropology and Tourism
1. Name some cultural subsystems that are impacted by tourism and given examples.
2. Why do tourists and local residents stereotype each other?
3. What is eco-tourism? What a
Module 26 Study Questions
1. What is an ideology?
2. What is the difference between globalization and globalisms according to Steger?
3. What are the three categories of globalism identified by Steger?
4. What are the five claims of market globalism:
Module 27 and 28 (Canvas) Turner, "The Kayap, Resistance" and the Video: Kayap,:
People of the Forest
1. Who are the Kayap? What is their traditional way of life?
2. What was the impact of squatters, ranchers and gold miners on the Kayap,?
3. What were th
- post- orbital closure
- dry nose
- no claws
- larger brain
- the difference between the two are
nostril face outward
no ear tube
New world anthropoids
- short (37 genes, 16,568bp)
- mitochondria are inherited from mother to offspring
mtDNA, Y chromosome, & ancestor tracing
- among self identified african americans, 30% of their Y chromosomes originated in Europe,
not Africa, and only 5% of th
Non- median traits
- polygenic: traits are influenced but two or more generous
- ex: skin color, theres a genetic comment to ski
H^A H^A H^A H^S H^S H^S
CCR5 gene and HIV/AIDS
t4 cell. gets in there and destroys it
- its a white blood cell
- they first need to attach they do that by going on the surface on the t4 cell and bond with th
21 April 2015
Turkana Boy, a nearly complete skeleton of a hominid that died 1.8 million years
ago, and it is now called Nariokotome Boy. Paleoanthropologist Richard Leaky and his
crew discovered this
Module 13 - The Political Dimensions of Globalization
Lecture Its A small, Small World and Reading: Steger, pp. 60-73 The Political Dimension of
1. What is sovereignty?
Concept that states are in complete and exclusive control of all the peo
Module 2 - What do we mean by globalization?
Lecture: The Concept of Globalization
1. What is the difference between modernization and globalization?
Modernization is the process of turning from a traditional, agrarian society to a
modern industrial soci
Module 8 - Who runs the show?
Lecture: The Emerging Global Economy
1. What is a corporation? What is the advantage of incorporating?
-A corporation is an agreement between a state and a group of investors which permits them to
do business in ways denied t
Module 6How was the World Stage Set for Globalization?
Emergent World Systems and Reading: Robbins, "The rise of the merchant,
industrialist, and capitalist controller," pp. 77-94
1.What is a capitalist? What are the institutional supports for ca
Module 15-Video: The Heifer Project
1. What is a heifer?
-Livestock that hasnt given birth to an offspring yet
2. According to the video, what percentage of the worlds consumable goods are purchased by
-a third or 33%
3. If you receive a gift f
Module 14 Political Outlaws: What happens to displaced people?
Lecture:Refugees and Reading: Worldwide Displacement and International Response by
1. How does the U.N. define refugees?
Individuals who are outside their own country and are
Module 12 Commodities that Travel the World
Lecture: The Corporate Tomato
1. Give an example of a producer driven commodity chain and an buyer driven commodity
chain from the sequence of tomato growing, processing, transportation and consumption.
Module 11 Questions for Video: Black Gold,
1. Who is the biggest producer of coffee in Africa?
2. Is there an international group that regulates the price of coffee?
3. Why do the coffee farmers think they get a low price for their
Module 4 How Do Anthropologists Listen to World Voices?
Lecture: Ethnographic Inquiry
1. What is the most important thing to remember about conducting an ethnographic interview?
You are either the host or the guest
2. What are some factors to consider in
Module 9-Following Clues to Global Economic and Social Relationships
Lecture: Global Value Chains and Reading: Ramioul, Global Restructuring of Value Chains
and the Effects on the Employment
1. What is a commodity chain?
The whole range of activities inv
Module 7 How did new technologies help set the stage for globalization?
Lecture: Emergent World Systems, Part 2
Reading: (Canvas) Robbins, "The Rise of the Merchant, Industrialist, and Capitalist Controller"
1. What was the role of the trading
Module 3 How Do Actors Move Around the Global Stage?
Lecture: Global Flows
1. What are some of the reasons that people have moved around the globe?
Forced due to climate change or conflict
Establishing trade routes