Myth and Archetype
Comes out of depth psychology Myth sign that remains constant over time Joseph Campbell (leading scholar) looks at the symbols that remain constant across history and culture Idea that certain symbols that have an emotional impact
A. The investigation of cultural constructions of gender is frequently an arena for a version
of the nature-nurture debate.
B. Sex refers to biological differences, while gender refers to the cultural cons
CHAPTER 13: FAMILIES, KINSHIP, AND MARRIAGE
This chapter discusses the social variation in what it means to have a family, who counts as
kin, and what obligations and qualities constitute kinship relationships. It introduces
students to t
Chapter 5- Making a Living
Chapter 5 Vocab:
Agriculture- non industrial system of plant cultivation characterized by continuous and intensive
use of land and labor
Band- basic unit of social organization among foragers. A band includes fewer than
CHAPTER 15: RELIGION
This chapter discusses the role of religion in human societies. It examines the various types of religion
and religious expression, the analysis of religion as a means of social control, and the relationship
Exam #1 Pg. 1
Exam Date: Oct 2, 2014
Exam #1 Study Guide
Chapter 1: What is Anthropology?
a. Psychology: mental health issues
b. Economics: marketplace and its affordable ($), availability
Introduction to Anthropology
field work in a particular culture
the study of the human species and its immediate
Interested in the whole of the human condition
Chapter 3 Vocab:
Chapter 3- Doing Anthropology
A characteristic ethnographic technique; taking
part in the events one is observing, describing,
Ethnographic tool of structuring a f
Chapter 2 Culture
Chapter 2 Vocab:
The process by which culture is learned and
transmitted across generations.
Something that stands for something else.
Key, basic, or central values that integrate a
Chapter 4 Language and Communication
Chapter 4 Vocab
Systems of communication among nonhuman primates,
composed of a limited number of sounds that vary in
intensity and duration; tied to environmental stimuli.
Tribe: Form of sociopolitical organization usually based on horticulture or pastoralism.
Socioeconomic stratification and centralized rule are absent in tribes, and there is no means
of enforcing political decisions.
What Should Work Be?
What makes people happy in their jobs is not money or benefits; it is the sense that their work is a personal expression of who they are What is one's "life work"? Campbell follow your bliss in life We can be loved by our work;
4 Mapping the Territory Attitude predisposition to respond, composed of beliefs, feelings, and intended actions Source credibility audience perception of competence and trustworthiness of a speaker or writer Cybernetics study if information processing, fe
Symbolic Interactionism 3 core principals meaning, language, and thought Meanings for everything arise out of our interactions with others Symbols arbitrary signs Minding- inner dialogue used to test alternatives, rehearse actions, and anticipate reaction
Technology and the Word
EXAM: UNDERSTAND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ORAL CULTURE, WRITTEN CULTURE, TYPOGRAPHIC CULTURE, ELECTRONIC CULTURE HOW TECHNOLOGY CHANGED CONSCIOUSNESS AND KNOWLEDGE
How has it made us into who we are; changed our relationships and
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CHAPTER 14: GENDER
This chapter introduces students to the study of gender. It examines gender roles and gender stratification
in foraging, horticultural, agricultural, and industrial societies, highlighting the interrelationship of