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Anthropology 101 MC
List the five subfields of anthropology.
Archaeology, Biological, Cultural, Linguistics,
The socially learned knowledge and patterns of behavior shared by some group of people.
Characteristics of Culture
Learned, Shared, Integrated, Dynamic
Information skills, attitudes, conceptions, beliefs, values, learned during enculturation.
Components of Cultural Knowledge
Refraining from judging another culture by the standards of one's own culture. Realizing we are all similar, because of our differences.
The attitude or opinion that the morals, values, and custom's of one's own culture are superior to all others.
Cultural differences characteristic of members of varios ethnic groups, regions, religions, and soforth within a single society or country.
The cultural tradition a group of people recognize as thier own: the shared customs and beliefs that define how a group sees itself as distinctive.
The transmition (by means of social learning) of cultural knowledge to the next generation.
Elements of culture that exist in all known human groups or society.
The transmission, speading or borrowing of cultural components from one culture to another culture. i.e. technology.
The process of integrating the world's peoples economically, and socially.
A specialization that focuses on production, distribution, and consumption in small-sclae and industrial societies.
A conceptual idea used to place individuals and populations into categories based on broad biological and/or behavior traits. No factual basis.
A group of people who take thier identity from a common place of origin, history, and sense of belonging.
Occurs when an ethnic group is part of a larger collection of ethnic groups, which togeather, constitute a higher level of ethnic identity. Russian doll.
The collective history of an ethnic group that defines which subgroups are part of it and its relationship to the ethnic groups.
Any overt characterisitics that can be used to indicate ethnic group membership. Language, history...
Ethnic boundary markers
The creation of a new enthic group
When people have more than one home, i.e. they live part of the year in one country and part of the year in another.
Pigmentation of the skin protecting against UV radiation.
Short wavelength radiation responsible for increasing melanin production.
The feeling of uncertainty and anxiety an individual experiences when placed in a strange cultural setting.
Walking in the shoes of the culture being studied while maintaining ethical standards.
The working relationship between the researcher and the members of the community he or she is studying.
Anthropologist in Samoa and New Guinea, public face of Anthropology, Major Women's Rights Activist. Helped redefine Anthropology.
British functionalist, emphasized individuals needs. First to do Fieldwork: Trobriand Islands, Pacific. Participant observation advocate. Thought up cultural relativity.
Insiders perspective on a cultural group
Anthropologists observed perspective on a cultural group.
Cultural anthropology specialty studying how language relates to culture and the social uses of speech.
The linking verb which helped researchers trace the history of ebonics
When a bilingual uses both languages interchangably.
The idea that language creates culture.