- The saying “chiefs are like hibiscus bushes in the wind” (Nest in the Wind) means that
|chiefs smell sweet like the hibiscus flower.|
|chiefs should be flexible and offer forgiveness for insults.|
|the position of the chief is highly valued, just like the hibiscus plant is.|
|the traditional role of the chief is fading in the face of modernization.|
- Traditional justice in Albania called for
|the accused to be shamed by the community.|
|a trial by ordeal to resolve the conflict.|
|a murder to be revenged through murder.|
|a local chief to decide on the innocence or guilt of the accused.|
- Sutherland (The Case of the Gypsy Offender) argues that Gypsies hide their personal identity as a way to combat persecution by members of the societies in which they live.
- Social control in small-scale societies is centered around
|all of the above.|
|maintenance of social relationships.|
|the use of personalized mechanisms such as gossip or shunning.|
- While there are many examples of women leaders in states, anthropologists have found no examples of women leaders in other forms of political organization.
- In reaction to hurling insults at some high ranking men of Wene, Martha Ward (Nest in the Wind) was
|praised for behaving like a Pohnpeian woman.|
|fired from the research project.|
|strongly sanctioned by the islanders and her research partners.|
- According to Sutherland (The Case of the Gypsy Offender), a young Gypsy man was indicted by the government for
|using a relative’s social security number.|
|hiding his identity from authorities.|
|refusing to eat jail food.|
- Formal taxation most characterizes which form of political organization?
|all of the above: all forms of political organization must be able to raise resources from their people|
- The country of ________________ imprisons more people than any other country in the world.
- The maintenance of a full-time, standing army is a characteristic of the form of political organization known as the __________ .
- Describe trial by ordeal and compare it with the court system/trial by jury. Provide examples of each type of system from the film and/or readings in your answer.
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- In contrast to laws that are formal and written, __________ are unwritten and informal understandings about proper behavior.
- Sutherland (in “The Case of the Gypsy Offender”) reports that for Gypsies, going to jail
|is an especially cruel punishment because it separates them from their kin.|
|often provides needed time to recover from alcoholism.|
|is welcomed because they finally get enough to eat there.|
|is hard on them because they are targeted by other inmates as easy prey.|
|helps them learn English and skills that facilitate getting real jobs in American society.|
- A band is a form of political organization associated with
- As described in Nest in the Wind, During Son Alpet’s funeral, the author
|refuses to stay seated the entire time.|
|must leave to finish an interview.|
|insulted elders and jeopardized her fieldwork.|
- In terms of traditional political organization, pastoralism is most associated with
|a tribal or chiefdom model of political organization.|
|a state-level form of government.|
|no formal leadership.|
- Moka is associated with which form of political organization?
- Influence refers to a way of gaining a desired end without the use of force.
- A big man’s leadership position depends on, among other factors, the productivity of his wife or wives.
- Cultural anthropologists who focus on revealing how legal systems discriminate against certain groups are referred to as
|all of the above.|
|critical legal anthropologists.|
|clinical legal anthropologists.|
- In large-scale societies, punishment is often legitimized through supernatural forces and their ability to affect people.