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How many languages are spoken in Burma?
What is the ruling class in Burma?
What tribes are marginalized?
The Hill Tribes
What is the 8888 uprising?
When the government changed the currency and affected the students ability to pay for school and so savings were wiped out. The students started protesting against the government and ended in a deadly conflict.
What is the Saffron Revolution?
The effect of the government changing oil subsidies, rose the cost of fuel, the monks started a peaceful quiet protest this led to larger demonstrations, monks were killed.
Who is Aung San Suu Kyi?
Non violent leader of the democratic movement.
Military rule in Burma remained until what year?
What is a refugee?
A person who has a well founded fear of being persecuted due to race, religion, nationality, social association or political opinion
Which are the International organizations and documents
that guide conduct?
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
UN High Commissioner of Refugees
List the steps in the United States Resettlement Process
-Department of State
-Department of Homeland Security
-National Counter terrorism center
-Department of Defense
-U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
-International Organization for Migration
-U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Populations,
Refugees, and Migration
-Resettlement Support Centers (10 agencies in the U.S. 9 are religiously affiliated)
True or False, Visual Anthropology is a method of ethnographic research
What are the elements of visual anthropology?
•Convey a mood
What are the pros of visual anthropology?
What are the cons of visual anthropology?
Why and how do anthropologists use theoretical frameworks?
What is a lumpen?
In Marxian theory, the lumpen are those occupying
the lowest structured position in capitalist society,
those with no relationship to production
The systematic wielding of violence
What are structures?
Historical, institutional, and political systems, policies, processes, and service of a particular social structure.
A continuum, one that ranges from acts exerting physical pain through attacks on an individual's worth
Structural Violence is veiled or justified as an act for the
common good or the moral right, hidden, or unrecognized
since it is ___________ by all within the social structure
What is symbolic violence?
Socially dominated narrative that creates a status quo where the victim internalizes the narrative and blames themselves, thus legitimizing the violence.
What is habitus?
The sensibilities, tastes, and dispositions of a particular
social group, resulting from their lived experiences
Habitus is an interplay between _________________ and __________________
What is an example of habitus in the book?
racism in edgewater
True or False, changes in the economy is considered a structural influence
What are 3 factors related to high rates of homelessness?
-High levels of income inequality
-Low rental vacancy rates
How do the authors define neo-liberalism and how does it apply to the people in edgewater?
What examples of habitus do the authors give? How is
this symbolic of American culture?
Middle-aged, white injectors who panhandled were
lowest in the social hierarchy of the homeless in
Edgewater, why do you think that is? What theoretical
frameworks can you apply to this?
Define and discuss the moral economy among the Rightous
Dopefiend participants. How did it affect the success of programs designed to help them? Give examples from you readings. Describe how this is an example of Applied Anthropology.
Common sense of sex work. Why was sex work common
sense for women like Tina?
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