Notes from the jeopardy game played in Tutorials

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14 Apr 2012
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This is an example of this type of semiotic sign
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Symbol
Smallest part of language that carries meaning
Morpheme
Study of sounds of language
Phonology
This term refers to a system of locating people
in a social space
Kinship
This is the social unit common among
foragers?
Band
What topic is attributed to Gramsci?
Hegemony
This is the total of behaviors, beliefs, values
and ideals that are learned or acquired through
social interaction
Culture
This gene is associated with word inflections
and syntax
FOXP2
In Melanesia, this term refers to a “big man”
who has lost his status
Rubbish man
Pie: Die
Pin: Bin
Rot: Lot
Fizzle: Fiddle
These are all examples of this linguistic
concept
Minimal pairs
This type of kin share blood
Consanguineal kin
Central coercive power is found in these types
of societies
States
This is the belief that ones own culture is
superior to another culture
Ethnocentrism
This is an intermediate form of sociopolitical
organizations between tribe and state which is
kin based with differential access to resources
and a permanent political structure
Chiefdom
According to Prof. Boddy’s research in Sudan,
this is one way that female fertility is
socialized
Female genital cutting/mutilation
This written description for a culture is based
on long term fieldwork and participant
observation
Ethnography
As prof Kalmar stated in class, this theorist
argued that the sense of self is developed when
a child acquires language
Jacques Lacan
He is a major theorist behind the notion of the
signifier and the signified, as referring to a sign
Ferdinand de Saussure
Exam Questions!
These are positional variants of phonemes
Allophone
This theory argues that the languages people
speak influence the way people think
Sapir-Whorf hypothesis
This is a variant of language that depends of
Sociolect
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