The stories of the 1992 L.A. riots are so vast and varied that there will always be something
new to learn from them. Here are the 10 most interesting things about the LA riots in 1992 that
you may have forgotten.
1. At the time that Rodney King was pulle
For each question respond and show where the text supports your response.
How did Anderson and Bourgois prepare for the field and how did they come to study the people
they were studying?
What was the motivation behind each of the anthropologists field st
Cultural Anthropology 101
50 point project
Gender Stratufication Case Study India/ Caste System
View WATER by Deepa Mehta
Summarize Chuylas story
How does the treatment of Widows in pre WWII India demonstrate Gender stratification.
Analyze the phe
Cultural Anthropology Quiz 2
Answer two of the following questions in essay format. Select one from Section A 1 -4 and
One from Section B one from 5 8
Answer only one from this section.
1.In a multiethnic society, does ethnic identity help or h
Answer 4 of the following 5 questions in a short essay format.
"Your culture is what makes you a stranger when you are away from home." Discuss this statement with reference to the assigned reading,
Defining ethnicity usually separates a group of people with common origins
and language, shared history, and selected cultural differences such as a
difference in religion. Those doing the defining can be outside or inside the
ethnic group. Outsiders and
Define sex and gender. Then explain how reading First Fieldwork, In Search of Respect and Nisa contributed to your understanding of gender
as a cultural construct. Cite specific examples to support your discussion - these can include examples relating to
The essence of conflict theory is best epitomized by the classic 'pyramid structure' in which an elite dictates
terms to the larger masses. All major institutions, laws, and traditions in the society are created to support
those who have traditionally bee
List four words or phrases you commonly use that carry meanings other than the
literal, dictionary meanings and could cause problems for newly arrived foreign
students on your college campus or in your community. Compare your lists and
discuss the various
Exam # 2 Study Guide
*Please remember to bring a scantron and a pencil*
This exam will cover lecture and reading materials from weeks 7-10. The emphasis of the exam
will be on the following reading assignments:
From our textbookChapters
Cultural Anthropology 2
Sapir whorf hypothesis
Sex and gender
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9 March 2016
The Ups and Downs of Ethnographic Observation
I chose the elevator in Santa Monica Place for my fieldwork and did the observation on
March 5th. Santa Monica Place is the biggest mall in Santa Monica area.
Anthropology Quiz #2
Many people are not aware of the differences between race and ethnicity,
believing that both have the same meaning attached to it. Race is generally defined
as a group of people who share similar and distinct physical char
April 9, 2015
India's Sacred Cow Review Questions
1. The Native Americans of the Great Plains worshipped all of nature and believed
that everything living had a spirit, including the bison. This could possibly
I. Question 1
1. Anthropological Concept of Culture
a. Culture is a societys shared and socially transmitted ideas, values, and
perceptions, which are used to make sense of experience and generate behavior
b. Culture incorporates beliefs, behaviors, and a
SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT CALENDAR 2016 - 2017
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Health Policy Lab
Once in a Weil
Following the ACA
Drugs and Medical Innovation
End of Life & Serious Illness
Elsewhere@ Health Affairs
Innovations in Care Delivery
Of Americas 100 highest-paid CEOs,29 received more in pay last year than their company paid in federal
Of the 29 firms, only 12 reported U.S. losses in 2013. At these 12 unprofitable firms,
CEO pay averaged $36.6 millionmore than three times
Gestures are not universal. Here are a few examples. Can you find others?
Turkey: obscene gesture
No such gesture in English
Brazil: Good luck!
Turkey: You get nothing from me
Little: weeks to
Medium: seasons to
Of particular interest is the determination of sex. There are two sex chromosomes. The X is a type-C
chromosome, while the Y is a type-G chromosome. It appears that sex is determined by the presence or
absence of the Y chromosome, not by the number of X c
Vocabulary list for Final Exam
Sapir whorf hypothesis
Sex and gender
"hope for life"
Toros- Menalla, Chad
Tugen Hills, Kenya