General Anthropology

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1. 

A genetic mechanism for language that has evolved as a survival mechanism

 

language aquisition device

 
2. 

What is the name of the suvfild in linguistics that studies sounds?

 

Morphology

 
3. 

A sybolic expression of the basic themes and values of a culture

 

Art

 
4. 

gift of money or goods from the groom's family to the bride's family

 

Brideprice

 
5. 

socially approved sexual and economic union between a woman and a man

 

Marriage

 
6. 

In the Trobiand Islands the rule of residence is

 

Bilocal

 
7. 

In the economic trnsaction of dowry the female's family is buying

 

status

 
8. 

Who is your cross cousin?

 

Father's sisster's child

 
9. 

The Kawelka (Ongka's group) followed a marriage pattern of

 

polgymy

 
10. 

The Kayapo level of political organization is best defined as

 

Tribal

 
11. 

A rule of residence where the couple lives with the mother's broher is called

 

Avunuclocal

 
12. 

The substinance form practiced by the Kayapo was

 

hunting and gathering

 
13. 

the traditional aspect of the kayapo culture that most aided their attempt to stop the dam was

 

Age sets and reorganization

 
14. 

The U.S. follows a marriage patter of

 

Monogamy

 
15. 

Every politcal organization has three distinctive components

 

band, tribe, and chiefdom

 
16. 

what country did the Kawelka live?

 

Papua New Guinea

 
17. 

What level of political organization of the kawelka

 

Tribal level

 
18. 

Diverse ways in which the behaviors of the members of society are constrianed into socially approved channels

 

Social control

 
19. 

The norms governing the prodcution, consumption, and distribution of goods and services within a society are known as

 

economic systems

 
20. 

The attitude that a society's customs and ideas should be viewed within the context of that society's problems and opportunities is called

 

cultural relativism

 
21. 

Cross-cultural comparrison, the comparative study of ethnographic data, of society, and of culture

 

ethnology

 
22. 

Field work in a particular culture

 

ethnography

 
23. 

Beginning around 15,000 yrs. ago in the Middle East a change in subsistence

 

Broad-spectrum revolution

 
24. 

The area of the world where plant domestication first occurred is

 

Middle East

 
25. 

The technology associated with the early Paleo_Indians in the Americas is the

 

clovis Tradition

 
26. 

The society that is associated with the first sendentary villages in the Middle East is

 

Natufians

 
27. 

The belief that humans have two souls is

 

Animism