an economic system based on private ownership of capital
the development of industries for the machine production of goods
The trend toward increased cultural and economic connectedness between people, businesses, and organizations throughout the world.
world system theory
idea that a discernible social system, based on wealth and power differentials, transcends individual countries
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose its political, economic, and cultural principles in another territory.
when the legacy of colonial rule prevents a former colony from achieving full sovereignty, complete self determination, economic and political independence.
adoption of western ideas, technology, and culture
a political theory favoring collectivism in a classless society
A strategy for economic development that calls for free markets, balanced budgets, privatization, free trade, and minimal government intervention in the economy.
businesses that are owned by many investors who buy shares of stock
the introduction of pesticides and high-yield grains and better management during the 1960s and 1970s which greatly increased agricultural productivity
Automatically places the children of a union between members from different racial groups in the minority.
minorty population in Japan; these people are the lowest on the social ladder; had laboring jobs
using anthropology to solve contemporary problems
Area of study (includes all four anthropological subfields) that looks at the reasons why certain health conditions affect particular populations and how illness is socially constructed, diagnosed, managed, and treated in various societies