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Multiple Choice 1. Shandy and Moe, in “Negotiating Work and Family in America,” argue that a key to women's rank is a. control over family finances. b. having a large number of children. c. obtaining high-level occupational positions. d. their contribution of goods and services toward family maintenance. 2. According to Shandy and Moe in “Negotiating.
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ARTICLE 26 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. According to Elizabeth Eames in “Negotiating Nigerian Bureaucracies,” Nigerian bureaucracies, like those in the west, are organized on the principle Max Weber called legal domination. 2. According to Eames in “Negotiating Nigerian Bureaucracies,” patrimonial authority is one that is organized as an extension of a noble.
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Multiple Choice 1. In “Malawi Versus the World Bank,” Patten notes that the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, along with approval of the U.S. Treasury, adopted a “Washington Consensus” designed to __________ in poor countries. a. underwrite better health programs b. institute capitalism c. help subsistence farmers increase their crop yields d. strengthen democratic.
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Multiple Choice 1. According to Fish in “Mixed Blood,” the American conception of race a. isbased on what body shapes people have. b. isbased on the racial identity of one’s parents. c. ignores the principle of hypo-descent. d. is based on biological reality. 2. According to Fish in “Mixed Blood,” the striking contrast between the very.
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ARTICLE 23 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. According to McCurdy in “Motorcycles, Membership, and Belonging,” children in the United States are more likely to grow up in extended families and close-knit communities, where loyalty to family is the most important value instilled in them from a young age. 2. According to McCurdyin “Motorcycles,.
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Multiple Choice 1. According to Richard Lee, in 1963 !Kung men a. supplied between 20 and 40 percent of the calories consumed by members of a camp. b. hunted almost every day to bag sufficient food for people’s daily needs. c. collected approximately 70 percent of the edible vegetable foods. d. began hunting regularly before.
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ARTICLE 9 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. According to Williamson, conservation efforts by the Bolivian government and conservation groups have largely succeeded in preventing illegal logging in the Chimanes Indian Reserve. 2. The Chimanes are a nomadic people who move about the forest to hunt and fish. 3. Cuartoneros, or chainsaw crews, are often.
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Multiple Choice 1. The Maniqui is an Amazonian tributary that a. meanders through Bolivia’s tropical lowlands to the frontier town of San Borja. b. is used to carry cut timber up to La Paz in the highlands of Bolivia. c. is the main mode of transport used by commercial logging companies. d. winds through clear.
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5. Anthropologists usually recognize two kinds of social stratification: egalitarian and rank. 6. Class is a kind of stratification defined by unequal access to prestige and valued resources but  which can permit individual mobility. 7. Caste, like class, is a kind of social stratification into which members are born, but which permits.
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Multiple Choice 1. According to Rogozen-Soltar in “Becoming Muslim in Europe,” the Spanish Inquisition was an effort to ensure a uniform religious and ethnic population in Spain. Over the course of several hundred years, __________ were forced to convert, or be killed or exiled. a. Catholics b. Muslims and Jews c. Catholics and Jews d..
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ARTICLE 27 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. In “Illegal Economies and the Untold Story of Amputees,” Carolyn Nordstrom argues that an informal economy—one that is not taxed or monitored by the government—is considered an extralegal network. 2. According to Nordstrom in “Illegal Economies and the Untold Story of Amputees,” land mines successfully deter.
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6. The people whom a policy will affect are called the a. public. b. faction. c. tribe. d. band. 7. Anything that contributes to the adoption of public policy and its enforcement is called a. authority. b. coercion. c. legitimacy. d. support. 8. When people feel that a policy is wrong, but accept it because they value the government that.
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Multiple Choice 1. According to Goldstein in “Polyandry: When Brothers Take a Wife,” Tibetan polyandry functions above all to a. permit richer farmers to maintain their standard of living. b. respond to a shortage of women caused by high rates of female infanticide. c. preserve the matriline. d. preserve the patriline. 2. Which one of the.
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Multiple Choice 1. The provision of goods and services to meet biological and social wants is called a. production. b. the economic system. c. market exchange. d. the unit of production. 2. One would expect to find the least job specialization in a a. hunting and gathering society. b. horticultural society. c. industrial society. d. pastoral society. 3. The cultural knowledge.
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  Multiple Choice 1. Prior to the 1950s, motorcycle riding had what many perceived as an image; that it was suitable for a. average Americans. b. women only. c. outlaws. d. couples. 2. According to McCurdy in “Motorcycles, Membership, and Belonging,” the official magazine of the GWRRA that reaches over 70,000 members is called a. Wing World. b. Wing.
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5. According to McCurdy in “Family and Kinship in Village India,” when Bhils visit other villages, they usually stay with a. members of their patriclan. b. friends, not kin. c. members of their extended family. d. feminal kin. 6. According to McCurdy in “Family and Kinship in Village India,” a major tension in Bhil society.
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ARTICLE 22 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. In his article, “Mixed Blood,” Jefferson M. Fish argues that the American concept of race is culturally constructed, not a biological reality. 2. According to Fish in “Mixed Blood,” human beings cannot be classified into races on the basis of physical characteristics because there is so.
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  Multiple Choice 1. According to Scheper-Hughes in “Mother's Love: Death Without Weeping,” poor Brazilian mothers living in a shantytown near the town of Bom Jesus de Mata a. would do almost anything to earn money in order to pay for the treatment of their sick babies. b. stayed emotionally detached from their babies,.
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Multiple Choice 1. Particular social categories of people who interact are labeled a. roles. b. statuses. c. social situations. d. social groups. 2. Time, place, and objects are significant markers of a. social groups. b. social networks. c. roles. d. social situations. 3. If a friend were to say, “He’s the president of the college,” the term “president” would refer to.
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Multiple Choice 1. The famous American saying “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” best describes the primary dynamic of a. the legal bureaucracy of the United States. b. the civil service system of the Han Dynasty in China. c. the patrimonial authority of Nigerian society. d. the constitutional monarchy of the United.
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Multiple Choice 1. In “Illegal Economies and the Untold Story of Amputees,” Nordstrom illustrates that the self-run, informal banking system that the women of Muleque developed was a. based on stability, trust, and allegiance. b. regulated to ensure that a woman didnot receive all of the money and then immediately leave the group. c..
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ARTICLE 17 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. In his article “Family and Kinship in Village India,” McCurdy argues that family and kinship relations have been extended to provide support in the market economy. 2. According to McCurdy in “Family and Kinship in Village India,” until recently Bhil tribals were only permitted to marry.
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ARTICLE 19 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. In the Fouta Djallon highlands of Guinea in West Africa, an individual’s marital status has no bearing on his or her standing within the community. 2. It is ideal that newlyweds have children soon after they marry so that the husband may establish himself as the head of.
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  ARTICLE 12 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. According to Cronk in his article, “Reciprocity and the Power of Giving,” gift giving can be used to intimidate people. 2. In “Reciprocity and the Power of Giving,” Cronk argues that in most instances of gift giving, donors expect those who have received the gift to.
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True or False? 1. A good example of reciprocal exchange in Ameri­can society is gift giving at birthdays. 2. Division of labor refers to the person or organized group responsible for producing something. 3. When people buy and sell goods and services on the basis of price, supply, and demand, we call the process.
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ARTICLE 20 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. In “Negotiating Work and Family in America,” Shandy and Moe argue that it is only older women who face structural barriers in an attempt to negotiate work and family responsibilities. 2. In “Negotiating Work and Family in America,” Shandy and Moe illustrate how the primary source.
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ARTICLE 18 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. According to Goldstein’s “Polyandry: When Brothers Take a Wife,” it is richer Tibetans living in Nepal who prefer polyandry. 2. Goldstein believes that Tibetan polyandry is a response to high rates of female infanticide. 3. In “Polyandry: When Brothers Take a Wife,” Goldstein argues that Tibetan polyandry.
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6. What factor do Shandy and Moe point to in “Negotiating Work and Family in America” as the most important in understanding whywomenwith unprecedented access to education, jobs, and income, “opt out” of the workforce? a. gender b. income c. education d. generation 7. __________ is the only industrialized country that fails to provide paid.
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5. If a society uses irrigation, its food-getting (subsistence) system would best be classified as a. agriculture. b. horticulture. c. pastoral. d. hydraulic. 6. Some of the following are listed as subsistence strategies in Part 3 of Conformity and Conflict. Which one of the following is not? a. hunting and gathering b. agricultural c. manufacturing d. horticultural 7. Which one.
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5. A society in which there is unequal access to prestige but equal access to economic resources is called a(n) a. egalitarian society. b. socially stratified society. c. rank society. d. class society. 6. The culturally defined behaviors associated with particular social statuses are called a. social identities. b. social roles. c. status clusters. d. social action clusters. 7. A.
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Multiple Choice 1. The first phase of the coal mining reclamation process is a. blasting the large horizontal seam of coal in the ground. b. removing and storing the delicate layer of topsoil. c. picking up, moving, and dropping the overburden into an already excavated mine. d. removing the coal from the ground with draglines,.
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  Multiple Choice 1. In “Poverty at Work: Office Work and the Crack Alternative,” Bourgois argues that the most important reason that second generation Puerto Rican men living in Spanish Harlem find it unpleasant to work in New York City’s professional offices is a. the work pays too little. b. they feel they are.
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Multiple Choice 1. According to McCurdy in “Family and Kinship in Village India,” a. extended kinship systems are especially well suited to the organization of holding land in agrarian societies. b. industrialization and the market economy have essentially eliminated extended kinship ties in the Bhil village of Ratakote. c. the Bhil tribals of Ratakote.
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ARTICLE 21 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. In “Becoming Muslim in Europe,” author MikaelaRogozen-Soltar states that Spain does not have one predominant religion; its citizens represent a wide variety of religious beliefs, includingsignificant percentages of Jews, Catholics, Protestants, and Muslims. 2. According to Rogozen-Soltar in “Becoming Muslim in Europe,”Islam is the world’s fastest-growing.
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Multiple Choice 1. Without ________ it is nearly impossible for a man or a woman in the Fouta Djallon to be considered an adult, let alone a successful and responsible one, by others in the community. a. a marriage b. a career c. an education d. a prosperous business 2. In order to be considered eligible.
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ARTICLE 15 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. According to Patten in the article “Malawi Versus the World Bank,” the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund sought to loan Malawi money in the 1980s until recently because the people there were no longer able to meet their daily need for food. 2. In.
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6. A person one is related to by marriage is called a(n) relative. a. affinal b. exogamous c. consanguine d. endogamous 7. The cultural rule that prohibits sexual intercourse among defined classes of relatives is called a. the incest taboo. b. polygamy. c. endogamy. d. hypergamy. 8. The marriage of one woman to more than one man simultaneously is called a..
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ARTICLE 16 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. In her article, “Mother's Love: Death Without Weeping,” Nancy Scheper-Hughes argues that mothers in the shantytown of Alto do Cruzeiro learned to accept the death of a child without grieving. 2. According to Scheper-Hughes in “Mother's Love: Death Without Weeping,” poor women in northeast Brazil would.
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ARTICLE 14 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. Women represent between 25 and 50 percent of the total employees working in Wyoming’s Power River Basin coal mines. 2. In the coalmining industry overall, women represent from 6 to 8 percent of the workers. 3. Gender divisions in the Powder River Basin coal mines are very.
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Multiple Choice 1. The cultural knowledge that people use to settle disputes by means of agents who have recognized authority is called a. law. b. politics. c. a court. d. self‑redress. 2. A dispute that is below the level of the legal process and without violence is a. a legal dispute. b. an extralegal dispute. c. an infralegal dispute. d..
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Multiple Choice 1. According to Cronk in “Reciprocity and the Power of Giving,” the Kwakiutl potlatch is a good example of a way to a. maintain equal social relationships between different clan members. b. fight or flatten social rivals. c. establish alliances between competing political factions. d. create future material wealth for the giver. 2. In.
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ARTICLE 24 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. In “The Case of an American Gypsy,” Anne Sutherland describes a legal case in which a 19-year-old Gypsy manwas convicted of using someone else’s Social Security number, despite the fact that he had no intention of defrauding anyone. 2. According to Sutherland in “The Case of.
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Multiple Choice 1. areunilineal descent groups composed of lineages. Their members recognize descent from a common ancestor, but cannot usually trace their actual genealogical connections. a. Ramages b. Kindreds c . Clans d. Families 2. An older married couple, together with their married sons, their daughters-in-law, and their grandchildren, all living in a single household, is.
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  ARTICLE 13 QUESTIONS True or False? 1. According to Bourgois in the article “Poverty at Work: Office Work and the Crack Alternative,” second generation Puerto Rican residents living in Spanish Harlem began to sell crack cocaine because they could find no other work in New York City. 2. In “Poverty at Work: Office.
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