September 14, 2017
Chapter 4: Applying Anthropology
o Development programs that ignore traditional social, political, and
economic divisions often produce unintended and undesirable effects
o New technology does not always help the inte
February 7, 2017
Pastoral Movement Patterns
The types of pastoral movement patterns:
o Pastoral nomadism: the entire group (men, women, and children)
moves with the animals throughout the year. Typical for the Middle
January 19, 2017
5. Culture can be adaptive or maladaptive
Whats good for the individual isnt always good for the group
Economic growth may favor some people while depleting key natural
Whats good for the group now may not
February 9, 2017
Political Anthropology studies political processes and systems in a
comparative cross-cultural perspective, including states and nonstates.
Power: ability to exercise ones will over other
Ethnicity and Race
Members of an ethnic group share certain beliefs, values, habits,
customs, and norms, because of a common background.
Ethnic group markers: collective name, belief in common descent,
solidarity, or association with territory o
January 31, 2017
Lexicon or vocabulary is a language dictionary: its set of names for things, events and
Syntax refers to the arrangement and order of words in phrases and sentences.
Linguist Noam Chomsky argued that the h
CULTURE AND HUMAN NATURE
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice
Dr. William Eastwood
Course Description and Objectives
Anthropology is the holis
AN 102 Quiz 2
1. Which author describes an experience directly connected with his or her own
a. Lee and Bohannan
2. Which author is practicing ethnographic research and not ethnological research?
a. All of them
3. Which author shows making
Week 9: Language
Lecture 10: Language and Speech
Language vs Speech
o Linguistic rules
o Textbook knowledge (learn in class, rules)
o Ideal communication (how should it sound and be presented)
Breaking down Language
o The 3 linguisti
AN 102 Online Quiz 1
1. Which subfield in anthropology would focus on.orangoutangs?
c. Anthropological Linguistics
d. Socio-Cultural Anthropology
Answer: A Bio-anthropology
2. Which subfield in ant
Harry Truman: A New View
1. What did Harry learn to love because of his mother?
a. Harry learned to love books and music because of his mother.
2. What was different about Harry as a young boy?
a. As a young boy Harry studied the piano and read books.
Amelia Earhart Extra credit
1. What characteristics did Amelia have as a child that would affect her life choices?
a. Amelia was a free spirt, Restless, Tomboy, and always searching for adventure.
2. During World War 1, Amelia volunteered at a Toronto hos
MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE
AN 102 (SECTION 010)
CULTURE AND HUMAN NATURE
This is a guide which is intended to help you prepare for the exam. Please review your notes and content
thoroughly. Not all items on this guide will be on the exam, and some exam questions
Reflection Questions, WRT 160
Please answer the flowing questions as fully as possible.
No short answers or bulleted lists, please.
1.Discuss your choice of research topic. What did you enjoy most about
researching it? Was it the right choice for you? Why
Haitian Creation Myth
Damballah, the great sky-serpent and father of all the Loa
7,000 coils formed hills and valleys on Earth and brought forth stars and
Forged metals from his heat
o From his breath
He shot out lightning bolts to form the sacred
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Years of CrisisThe War Years
1. What happened in FDRs first Hundred days in office?
a. In FDRs first 100 days in office he got congress to pass 15 laws.
2. Over the next five years, FDR poured millions of government dollars into