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Ch. 8 Online Quiz

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Employment of children under age 15 is unearly universally condemned for all of the following reasons except:
children cannot earn enough money to help their families.
The universal divison of labor based on sex many occur because:
in terms of reproduction, me tend to be more expendable than women.
In most industralized socities, the basic unit of production is the:
private company
Tribute is a form of redistribution that:
can be found in chiefdoms with no standardized currency
Ever state economy today is a blend of both"
government control and free markets
All of the following are functions (or consequences) associated with bridewealth except:
increasing divorce rates
What is the primary reason for balanced reciporcity:
to exchange goods for those that are in short supply
The Kula Rin of the Trobriand Islanders is an example of
balanced reciprocity
What is a "user anthropologist"
an anthropologist who uses anthropological knowledge and datat gathering techniques to assist in the marketing of products
Market exchange systems require:
a complex divison of labor
The type of social solidarity based on an increase in the complexity of labor specialization is:
organic solidarity
Which of the followign has not become globalized:
all of these have become globalized
What is "silent trade?"
trade in which the partners have no face-to-face cotact
The potlatch, as practiced by the Northwest Coast Indians, served to do all of the following except:
show presevation of physical resources
Tribute is a form of redistribution that:
can be found in chiefdoms with no standardized currency
Which of the following is not a major difference between bussiness firms and households as productive units?
The business firm is more self sufficient than the household.
Reciprocity refers to an exhcange of goods and/or services of"
relatively equal value between two parties without the use of money
What is the primary reason for balanced reciprocity
to exchange surplus goods for those that are in short supply
Which of the following is known as a self made leadeR?
big man
Rules the govern the allocation of resources and how they are used are found in:
all societies in the world
What is the basic premise that drives the process of globalization
Economies will be healthier and will grow better if we operate the free market
Which statmenet about tribute, or chiefly redistribution, is ture?
it functions to affirm the power of the chief and the solidarity of the people
What is the major prerequisite of market exchange?
that the value of a good is based on supply and demand
Every state economy today is a blend of both:
government cntrol and free markets
Wage employment of children under 14 is nearly universally condemned for all of the following reason except:
children cannot earn enough money to help their families
Generalized reciprocity usually occurs
among family members and close friends
Food collecting communities control of land rights:
varies because in some socities territorial boundaries between bands or families are rigiorously maintained
All of the following are characteristics of informal marketes except:
illegal acivities