Cultural Anthropology, Third Edition: Chapter 11

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Question 1:


a) Structural power
b) Social power
c) Political power
d) Hidden power

Question 2:


a) Political power
b) Social power
c) Visible power
d) Structural power

Question 3:


a) states
b) kin groups
c) non-kin groups
d) all of the above

Question 4:


a) the development of resorts and recreational areas that resulted in the pollution of the reservoirs
b) over-irrigation that has salinized the water tables that supply the orchards with water
c) the development of resorts and recreational areas that has commoditized water to the degree that the land is no longer affordable for farmers
d) prolonged drought caused by climate change

Question 5:


a) persuading the dominated class that the power of the ruling class is legitimate
b) ensuring that the dominated class receives sufficient economic compensation for their subordinate position
c) linking the understandings of the ruling and dominated classes into what appears to be mutual accommodation
d) force and coercion

Question 6:


a) Peruvian governmentality
b) how peasants have integrated traditional cultural patterns into a new social institution
c) routine repression enacted by the Peruvian government against the peasants
d) everyday forms of peasant resistance

Question 7:


a) managing the bodies of individual citizens, not of the population
b) refusing conformation to political forces
c) persuading subordinates to accept the ideology of the dominant group
d) managing the bodies of individual citizens and the “body” of the population

Question 8:


a) coercion
b) resistance
c) consensus
d) persuasion

Question 9:


a) colonialized people are more resistant to feelings of alienation and anomie
b) societies that have never experienced colonialism are more susceptible to alienation and anomie
c) colonialized people will experience alienation and anomie more strongly than others
d) colonialized people will never be able to free themselves from the scars of the past

Question 10:


a) assertive homonormativity
b) persuasive femininity
c) progressive masculinity
d) hegemonic masculinity

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False