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Lecture 6

Lecture 6
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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTA02H3
Professor
Victor Barac
Semester
Fall

Description
PoliticsLecture 6POLITICS y Gore Vidal best selling author Cousin of Al Gore y Two forms of government in USA cosmetic presidency congregate senate y Said these are the real powersNational Security CouncilCouncil of Foreign Relations non elected peopley OVERVIEW 1 Social control Greek term for city commonwealthpoleis and this is where the term politics comes from i If you cant understand behavior around you it can result in culture shock All cultures have to restore equilibrium in society so the damage isnt intensified Example exploding population environmental issues economic disorder trading system currencies become devaluedpeople lose livelihood They are all very much linked Internal disorders strikes labor rebels ii What is implemented as social control can become a source of disorder Example laws that discriminate against people and people will rebel against these laws tax laws racial segregation laws iii Can be subtle like manneretiquette or explicit like laws Formal Mechanisms of Social Control
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