The cultural materialist perspective uses a three-level model of culture that includes:
infrastructure, structure, and superstructure.
class, “race,” and gender.
ethnicity, age, and class.
structure, agency, and change.
People who have a longstanding connection with their home territory predating colonialism are referred to as:
Compared to Malinowski’s research in the Trobriand Islands, Weiner’s restudy addressed:
changing leadership patterns.
the decline of the Kula trade.
the high rate of suicide.
A major catalyst to the adoption of a code of ethics by the American Anthropological Association was:
the decline of small, isolated populations and increase in research in “modern” cultures.
the increasing proportion of anthropologists from non-Western cultures who supported a code of ethics.
World War II.
the Vietnam-American War.
Which of the following is an intra-household entitlement?
Ownership of food-producing land
Access to energy as a paid public utility
In northern Thailand, many people believe that sudden death of men is caused by:
nagging of their wives.
stress related to poverty.
attack of widow ghosts.
The Guna people, known for their matrilineal descent and colorful molas, live mainly in:
In Japan, what element of personal appearance, dress, or accessory communicates facts about age, gender, formality, and marital status?
Kimono pattern and color
Kimono sleeve length
Gers, or yerts, are associated with which mode of livelihood?
In Beatriz Manz’s case study of a Maya group who relocated to the jungle to start a new life, the major threat they experienced in the new location was from:
lack of clean water.
lack of electricity and communications.
lack of schools and teachers.