Which statement about the Chinese patrilineal family is false?
Women give their total allegiance to their husband's family.
In matrilineal descent systems
property and political office pass from one man to another, but through a women.
In Western societies, mate selection is largely a decision made
jointly by the prospective bride and groom.
Arranged marriages are found most often in what type of society?
societies in which there is elaborate social hierarchy
Which form of marriage compensation is a transfer of goods from the bride's family to the groom's family?
In all human societies, kinship is tied to the biological relationships created by human reproduction. However:
how different societies sort and categorize kinship relationships is as much a matter of culture as it is of biology.
The post-marital residence pattern characterized by the couple living with or near the parents of the bride is called
Incest avoidance can have positive social advantages by forcing people to marry outside of their immediate family, thereby
creating relationships with people with whom they are likely to cooperate
The term descent is used by anthropologists to refer to
the rules a culture uses to establish affiliations with one's parents.
The sororate is a marriage custom in which
a widower is expected to marry the sister or another close relative of his dead wife
A kinship diagram of a son, father, grandfather, and a great grandfather would include:
zuni( new mexico)
Zuni men are divided by serving the economic interests of their wives and the ceremoninal needs of their sisters and mothers.
The nuclear family is based on _____ ties and the extended family is based on _____ ties.
Cross-culturally, most kinship systems:
provide links between successive generations and ties across a single generation.
Margaret Mead's study of three New Guinea societies determined that
men's and women's gender roles are not defined in the same ways in all societies.
The World Bank has found that financial credit given to women is good business because of all of the following except:
women do approximately one third of the work throughout the world.
Expected ways of behaving based on a society's definition of masculinity and femininity is called
Which of the following types of societies are most associated with gender egalitarianism?
hunting and gathering
In the US, the terms _______ and _______ often come to mind when questioning women's roles.
The text defines gender as
the way members of the two sexes are perceived, evaluated, and expected to behave.
Which statement about the "feminization of poverty" is false?
It has little relationship to gender segregation in the American workforce
Anthropologist Richard Lee attributes the low incidence of HIV/AIDS among the Ju/'hoansi to:
the traditional high status of Ju/'hoansi women.
Which statement about violence against women in the U.S. is false?
Most rapes are committed by strangers.
Which of the following tasks is not generally shared between males and females across cultures?
Which country has the highest Gender Empowerment Measure (greatest equality between men and women)?
What is the traditional meaning of a "double workload"?
a situation in which married women work both in outside employment and also within the home
According to Ernestine Friedl, women are subordinate to men because men
control the allocation of scarce resources.
As a general rule, most societies divide labor by gender so that
men engage in warfare, hunt large animals, and clear land.
Tribal societies are usually associated with all of the following except:
the least amount of political organization.
In societies where dead ancestors are considered fully functioning members of the descent group, an especially effective means of social control may be
When someone must plunge his or her hand into boiling water to divine whether he or she is innocent or guilty, it is called a(n)
The term used to define what a society considers an expected way of behavior is called
Social control in small-scale (acephalous) societies is maintained by all of the following except:
A pan-tribal mechanism is an organization:
cutting across and integrating local segments of the tribe into a larger whole.