Anthropology: Chapter 11

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Question 1:


a) distributive
b) generalized
c) negative
d) balanced

Question 2:


a) refers to the tools, skills, organization and knowledge used to extract energy from nature
b) refers to the social relations linking the people who use a given means of production within a particular mode of production
c) is a specific, historically occurring set of social relations through which labour is deployed to wrest energy from nature
d) refers to the relationship between people and their labour in redistributive economies

Question 3:


a) refers to the tools, skills, organization and knowledge used to extract energy from nature
b) refers to the social relations linking the people who use a given means of production within a particular mode of production
c) is a specific, historically occurring set of social relations through which labour is deployed to wrest energy from nature
d) is synonymous with relations of production

Question 4:


a) refer to the tools, skills, organization and knowledge used to extract energy from nature
b) refer to the social relations linking the people who use a given means of production within a particular mode of production
c) are a specific, historically occurring set of social relations through which labour is deployed to wrest energy from nature
d) are not found within the context of egalitarian societies, like hunters and gatherers

Question 5:


a) Malinowski falsified his research on exchange
b) what Malinowski took to be the redistribution of yams, from a wife’s kin to her husband, is better understood as a reciprocal exchange of yams for women’s wealth
c) what Malinowski took to the be reciprocal exchange of yams, from a wife’s kin to her husband, is better understood as the redistribution of yams for women’s wealth
d) what Malinowski took to be reciprocal exchange of yams, from a brother’s kin to his wife, is better understood as a market exchange of yams for women’s wealth.

Question 6:


a) provided about 55 per cent of the diet
b) did not contribute to the diet
c) were responsible for hunting
d) provided about 25 per cent of the diet

Question 7:


a) their assessments are based upon inaccurate mathematical calculations
b) they have falsified their data on three occasions in the past
c) their reports are evaluated in quantifiable language that does not reflect the Dene’s subjective engagements with the landscape
d) their reports ignore the fact that many land and sea animals are depleted due to mining

Question 8:


a) surveys
b) inter-generational genealogical studies
c) studies of diaries containing food journals
d) food-centred life histories

Question 9:


a) child labour
b) Ancestral
c) kin-ordered
d) reciprocal

Question 10:


a) Generalized
b) Balanced
c) Redistributive
d) Neoclassical

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