S.E.X.I. Analyzis #2
The Bushmen culture is very unique in the way that they share everything. The
Bushmens everyday life is centered on what they share and who they share with. This sharing is
a part of their group structu
Reflective Analysis #1
Reciprocity and Ritual are features in a culture that make a group of people work together
which then reinforces friendships and the symbolism in a culture.
The Maasai people show how these two
07 November 2013
As the people of India began to value education, it changed many aspects of their lives
including gender roles and marriage norms.
As families began to send their children to get an education, it distorted the
The Yanomamo Similarities and Differences
Both cultures hunt and consider meat to be very important and share with each other. It
becomes a very important social aspect.
Women are in charge of the fire and of taking ca
S.E.X.I. Analysis #4
The transformation into an agricultural society arose many problems that were almost
non existent in foraging groups.
Diamond claims that agriculture led to economic, social, and gender inequality and
Agriculture: Worst Mistake
Gross social inequality
Despotism-the exercise of absolute power, esp. in a cruel and oppressive way.
Dependence on a crop
Cow protection, no protein, no other
Learning about the Bushmen family unit usually consisting of the father, his wife, his
sons and daughters, and their families.
Learning about the Bushmens daily life. This usually consisted o
11 November 2013
Quiz #2 Political Scale Cultures
1. Achieved status- social position based on a persons demonstrated personal abilities apart
from social status ascribed at birth
2. Ascribed status- the social status that one is
Characteristics of Culture
Culture is learned, patterned, holistic, adaptive, shared, dynamic, compulsory, represented
by symbols, and it is biological. Each of these characteristics of culture helps us identify what
02 October 2013
Quiz 1 Part A: Vocabulary
Acephalous: A form of social organization with no formal leader
From Thomas Chapter6:
The Bushmens acephalous culture keeps everyone at an equal level which helps them
live peacefully wit