ANP201 Review for Exam 2 Fall 2012 (Tetreault)
Exam 2 will take place in class on Thursday, October 25.
Please bring a #2 pencil to the exam.
Format: The test is worth 60 points and includes multiple choice, matching, and true/false questions.
The exam will cover Medical Anthropology, Ethnicity & Race, Gender, Kinship, & Marriage including
the following readings as well as the films 1) “Bad Sugar”, an episode of PBS special Unnatural
Causes; 2) “Race: the power of an illusion (Episode 1: the difference between us)”; and 3) clips on
Hijras and Sworn Virgins from Taboo Season 1: “Sexuality” Episode. The first two films are available
for viewing on-site during business hours in the Anthropology Department (Baker 355). Taboo is
available online—check YouTube.
Kottak: Chapters 6, 9, 10, & 11.
Applying Anthropology: Chapters 20, 26, 29, 30, 31, & 45
For review, you are expected to know, define, and answer questions about:
Disease vs. Illness:
Disease is scientifically definition & illness is the experience of that disease
Health care systems:
Know what Anthropologists mean by health care systems
Disease theory systems: personalistic, naturalistic, emotionalistic
Personlistic: Caused by agents- witches, evil eye
Naturalistic: Disease doesn't play favorites
Emotionalistic: You get ill by emotional unbalances
Medical Anthropology (definition)
Clines (clinal vs. populational model for human biological difference)
Clines: a way to describe phenotype differences that vary across geographic space
Ethnicity vs. “Race”
No biological line of "race"
Ethnicity is more; heritage, language, religion, history, where your from
Phenotype vs Genotype
Achieved vs. Ascribed status
Sex & Gender
“Third” Genders (ex. “Two-spirits”)
Hijras & Sworn Virgins
Hijras: third gender of India-not being able to reproduce as neither man nor
Sworn Virgins: Women who take on the males role in Albania-biologically
women who socially take on a males role
The Etoro (see Kottak)
Roberta Close (see Kottak)
Who you believe your related to
Lineage; a grou