Window on Humanity Study Set 1

Anthropology

Quiz 17 :

Applying Anthropology

Quiz 17 :

Applying Anthropology

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Which of the following was observed in the Bahia, Brazil, development project in which sailboat owners got loans to buy motors, as described in this chapter?
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One of the stated goals of public anthropology is to
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B

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Which of the following does NOT illustrate the kinds of work that applied anthropologists do?
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The U.S. baby boom of the late 1940s and 1950s
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Which of the following illustrates some of the dangers of the old applied anthropology?
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Applied anthropology is
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What is the commonly stated goal for most development projects?
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What term refers to the tendency to view less developed countries as more alike than they are?
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Which of the following is NOT a feature of urban life?
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The Malagasy development program described in this chapter illustrates the importance of
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Anthropology may aid in the progress of education by helping educators avoid all of the following EXCEPT
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Development projects should aim to accomplish all of the following EXCEPT
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Development anthropology is the branch of applied anthropology that focuses on social issues in, and the cultural dimension of, which type of development?
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People are usually willing to change just enough to maintain, or slightly improve on, what they already have. For this reason, development projects are most likely to succeed when they avoid the fallacy of
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Which of the following is a distinguishing characteristic of the work that applied anthropologists do?
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In an example of applied anthropology's contribution to improving education, this chapter describes a study of Puerto Rican seventh graders in a Midwestern U.S. urban school (Hill-Burnett, 1978). What did anthropologists discover in this study?
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All of the following are proper roles for applied anthropologists EXCEPT
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Which of the following is a reason that the Madagascar project to increase rice production was successful?
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Who was studied at a distance during the 1940s in an attempt to predict the behavior of the political enemies of the United States?
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Why is ethnography one of the most valuable and distinctive tools of the applied anthropologist?
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