What constitutes family in Haryana region of northern India?
o Male lineage (sons, their wives,
What role does Dadi play in the family?
o Manager of the family
o Dadi means grandmother
Who will replace Dadi when she dies?
Who must women in Dadis group ve
Poverty is based on relations between people
Is not objective or permanent
Egalitarian societies everyone has the same skills
Distinctions made based on gender and age
Poverty cannot exist
Technology diminishes amount of work
Social status is given, not a
Religion a belief in the supernatural that offers some sense of control over ones
life and answers unexplainable questions
Missionism the process of converting people to another belief system
Syncretism the blending of more than one religion
Pantheon a c
Levi-Strauss argues that there is no continuity between nature and culture
in human behaviour. His main point is that the distinction between nature
and culture rests in the existence of social rules
o Something (behaviour, feelings, etc.) is cultural if
1. Should Westerners attempt to eradicate the practice of female circumcision? Why
or why not?
a. Westerners should not attempt to eradicate the practice of female
circumcision because Westerners should maintain a culturally relativistic