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Peoples and Cultures of the World Exam 2 Notes - I 4.0ed this exam!

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ANT121 Exam 2 Notes 10/28/13 11:12 AM Chapter 7—Sex and Gender Sex ­biological makeup of one’s reproductive organs Gender ­culturally learned identity and lifestyle Societies define gender roles/norms/patterns  Primary subsistence activities—gathering the raw materials Generally males Secondary subsistence activities —preparing and processing of materials Generally females Egalitarian societies tend to have smaller gender divide Ex. Zuni people have 3 genders –La’Mana—accepted in society Berdache­ 3  gender: Catlin made an ethnocentric account calling the 3  gender “disgusting” Boys tend to be more aggressive than girls, girls tend to be more responsible and helpful than boys Ex. Six Cultures Project:3­6 yr olds in diff. cultures—supports the sex difference in aggression Gender stratification ­social inequalities  between men and women. Can range from a difference in  genetics, to income (i.e. job placement), to stereotypes, to power in the household, etc MALI TRIP—gender analysis: how each gender uses different resources Chapter 8—Marriage, Family, and Kinship Marriage —socially approved sexual and economic union, usually between a man and a woman, comes  with certain rights and obligations Dowry —gift from bride’s family to groom’s family Bride Price —gift from groom’s family to bride’s family: MOST COMMON Bride services —groom has to work for bride’s family Female exchange —trade of one female family member for a son’s bride Indirect dowry— regifting of wedding gifts/resources Socially accepted combination of people for marriage  Exogamy— marrying outside of one’s kin group/community Endogamy— marrying within one’s kin group/community Polygamy —having more than one partner Polygyny —male having more than one wife Polyandry —female hav
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