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Anthropology Exam #3

Ethnic Group Group distinguished by cultural similarities and differences, members share beliefs, values, etc., and a common language, religion, etc.
Ethnicity Identification with, and feeling part of, an ethnic group, and exclusion from certain other groups because of this affiliation
Hypodescent A rule that automatically places the children of a union or mating between members of different socioeconomic groups in the less privileged group
Social Stratification The creation of separate social strata
Nationalities Ethnic groups that once had autonomous political status
(Modern) Colonialism The political, social, economic, and cultural domination of a territory and its people by a foreign power for an extended time
Assimilation The process of change that a minority group may experience when it moves to a country where another culture dominates
Acculturation The exchange of cultural features that results when groups come into continuous firsthand contact
Multiculturalism A multicultural society socializes individuals not only into the dominant (national) culture, but also into an ethnic culture
Prejudice Devaluing a group because of its assumed behavior, values, capabilities, or attributes
Post-colonial Referring to interactions between European nations and the societies they colonized (mainly after 1800)
Capitalism An economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state
Industrial Revolution The historical transformation of "traditional" into "modern" societies through industrialization of the economy
Neoliberalism Revival of Adam Smith's classic economic liberalism, the idea that governments should not regulate private enterprise and that free market forces should rule
Disease An etic or scientifically identified health threat caused by a bacterium, virus, fungus, parasite, or other pathogen
Illness An emic condition of poor health felt by individual
Cultural Resource Management (CRM) The branch of applied archaeology aimed at preserving sites threatened by dams, highways, and other projects
Postmodernity Condition of a world in flux, with people on-the-move, in which established groups, boundaries, identities, contrasts, and standards are reaching out and breaking down
Cultural Imperialism The rapid spread or advance of one culture at the expense of others, or its imposition on other cultures, which it modifies, replaces, or destroys - usually because of differential economic or political influence
Ecological Anthropology Study of cultural adaptations to environments
Visual Anthropology The study and production of ethnographic photography, film, and new media
Linguistic Anthropology Studies human languages, how language intertwines with culture and society
Public Anthropology Engages in the theory and practice of intellectual and ethical concerns
Medical Anthropology Draws upon social, cultural, biological, and linguistic anthropology to better understand those factors which influence health and well being
Environmental Anthropology The study of the relations between human beings and their environments
Archaeology The study of human life by looking at artifacts, at the man-made objects that people who lived long ago have left behind
Business Antrhopology Applying anthropological theories and practices to the needs of private sector organizations, especially industrial firms
Corporate Anthropology Understanding the internal logic of another society, the helps outsiders make sense of behaviors that may seem bizarre or senseless
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