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University of Guelph
Sociology and Anthropology
SOAN 2112
Linda Hunter

Monday, February 11/2013 – SOC 2111/2 Midterm - Society’s Shadow – on counterculture in the 1800s - Roots documentary - Place of the Boss Documentary - Manufacturing Consent - What is justice? (coming up) - Money for nothing (coming up) - Few clips from: o Mansfield Park o Emma o Waking….. Frederick Engels - The Origin of the Family, Private Property, and the State (1884) o Production of means of existence o Production of human beings themselves o Influence of Lewis Henry Morgan – anthropologist o Engels tried to give due consideration to two forms of production: labour market, material goods and also, reproduction o Historical approach to understanding the family o Family from this standpoint had undergone changes but no one really studied it o Morgan – studied the Iroquois for 4 decades of his life – Engels then wrote the book Origin of Family, Private Property and State o Women were held in high regard and respected – matrilineal descent and matrilineal power – how did they lose it?  Wealth in community – housing, clothing, weapons, boats, utensils. Food was important back then and had to be everyday fresh – domestication of animals. Man’s responsibility to obtain food. He also then owned the means of production (the weapon) and if men and women separated due to the climate, he would take with him his tools and the women would take household items. He could not give his own belongings at that time (because the kids belonged to the mom’s clan). As wealth increased for the man, the pairing family began to strengthen, and then the men began to strengthen. He wanted this matrilineal heritage to change – wanted his children to get his belongings and descent from him. The monogamy is important
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