ANTH - Chapter 13
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originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native.
Modified to fit the local culture
The rapid spread or advance of one culture at the expense of others, or its imposition on other cultures,which it modifies, replaces or destroys- usually because of differential economic or political influence.
People who have spread out from an original, ancestral homeland
The exchange of cultural features that results when groups come into continuous first hand contact; the original cultural patters of either or both groups may be altered, but the groups remain distinct.
What term refers to the rapid spread or advance of one culture at the expense of others, or its imposition on other cultures?
What term refers to changes that result when groups come into continuous firsthand contact?
Westernization has most often been described as a form of what kind of cultural change?
Which of the following stands out as a misconception of the mass media as an agent of cultural imperialism?
People who lead transnational lives are likely to get cut off from homeland media and be influenced by media from other countries.
Which of the following does not describe indigenous identities?
They are fixed.
Which of the following is not true of postmodernism?
It has a clear and functional design or structure.
Given the mobility of people today, anthropologists increasingly are shifting their attention from local communities to
What do Gezon and Kottak say is the greatest obstacle to slowing climate change?
Meeting energy needs
Which of the following is one of the proofs given by scientists that the current climate change is human driven?
The rise in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has correlated with the rise in surface temperature.
Which of the following reasons for changing behavior would be most likely to convince an indigenous people to help prevent deforestation?
Preventing erosion in farmland
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