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what does ngo stand for?
non governmental organization
according to strang, what are the dangers of short term introduced solutions in regards to the work of NGO's
aid is only temporary health, just surface level AND lack of knowledge of self help and foreign development
examples of applied anthropology
aid and development, marketing and public health,
local conditions of acoustic sensation, knowledge, and imagination embodied the culturally particular sense of place
what is a weapon of the weak according to jim scott?
what is structural-functionalism?
society based on bureaucracy
what is agency?
the capacity of individuals to act independently and to make their own free choices
what are the two types of power?
coercive and persuasive power
what is marx against?
western ideologies being imposed on others
what are the four classifications of political hierarchies?
band, tribe, chiefdom, state
what form of violence is characterized by war and armed conflict?
politics (from an anthropology perspective)
the ways in which power relations (particularly unequal power relations) affect human affairs
how did paul farmer appeal to both the medical community and the anthropological community?
his methodology of life histories, his medical background, and his use of quantitative data
duel economy is the...
legalization and circulation of the US dollar that effectively destabilized Cuba's ability to control wealth and income disparity within the population
cultural and social aspects of the body, health, sickness, and healing in cross-cultural perspectives
what is the difference between applied medical anthropology and theoretical medical anthropology?
applied medical anthropology is aimed at solving health problems
theoretical medical anthropology is aimed at understanding the functioning of medical systems
characteristics of a socialist system:
-one political party having monopoly
what was the paradox brotherton mentioned?
there was economic stress yet there was an increase in basic health indicators
the increasing flow of trade, finance, culture, ideas, and people brought about by the sophisticated technology of communications, travel, and by the global spread of neoliberal capitalism
free market, privatization, small government
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