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Essentials of Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology

Quiz 11 :

The Global Economy

Quiz 11 :

The Global Economy

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Agriculture is defined as
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According to the text,Côte d'Ivoire is a country best known for
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The process of "closing a deal" in business can be a cutthroat one,with both parties (think of a corporate merger)trying to get the best deal they possibly can.This can be analyzed by anthropologists as a form of
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One of the ways that human beings have established societies that flourish is through the cultural adaptation to the environment,which is also known as
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The primary difference,from an anthropological perspective,between balanced reciprocity and generalized reciprocity is
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The problems with industrialized agriculture are discussed in the book and include dangerous chemicals,weather susceptibility,large amounts of energy and health risks.Taken all together,these problems add significantly to the
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Hunting,fishing,and gathering plants for food are all adaptive strategies for survival that were employed by ________ humans.
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Investigations of Côte d'Ivoire do NOT reveal which of the following complex dynamics seen in the global economy?
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Did you get a tax refund last year? If you did,you have experienced one of the side effects of redistribution that we understand as
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Industrial agriculture has raised a number of challenges but as a form of farming has also increased the total carrying capacity in part because it
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Foraging is defined as
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Which of the following distinguishes agriculture in nonindustrial states from egalitarian societies?
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Among the many strategies employed for food production,nonindustrialized societies have often depended largely on
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Horticulture is defined as
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Generalized reciprocity-the exchange of goods and services among those of relatively equal status-provides a means to share resources,but it is also significant because it
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Among other changes that occur with the transition to intensive agriculture that reflects a distinctly Marxist perspective is
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The text tells us that early evidence of agriculture appears in numerous places around the globe,including the Indus River in South Asia,the Yellow River in China,the Nile valley in Egypt and,of course,the Fertile Crescent region in Mesopotamia.Southern Africa is notably absent,and this may be because
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When you lived at home growing up as a child,you may have received a small allowance-a bit of money on a somewhat regular occasion that you could use as you wished.This typically comes from a parent who is also working at a regular job to support the family.This is,in anthropological terms,a form of
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Pastoralism is defined as
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One of the distinct differences in the carrying capacity found in industrial agriculture and that of simpler subsistence strategies-hunter-gatherers,pastoralism,horticulture,and low-intensity agriculture-is that the latter are
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