Chapter 6 Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 6 Cultural Anthropology

Cultural anthropologists link the modes of reproduction to
the modes of livelihood
one reason why foragers typically have low rates of population growth is because
breast-feeding occurs over frequent and long periods of time, thereby suppressing ovulation
Throughout human history, population growth
increases with the mergence of agriculture and food surpluses
Pronatalism is most characteristic of the _______ mode of livelihood
agriculture
the highest fertility rates worldwide are found among Christians groups of Canada and the United States called the
Amish
Below replacement level fertility is characteristic of the ________ mode of livelihood
industrial digital economy
the theory proposed to explain the decline in population growth rates following industrialization in Europe is referred to as the _________ model
demographic transition
parents’ desire to have children is affected by
infant and child mortality rates, economic costs of raising children, children’s value as support during parents’ old age, and children’s labor value
Among many Native American groups, homosexuality
was subject to negative reactions from Euro-American culture, was institutionalized in a third gender role, tends to be more accepted than among Euro-Americans
the invention of the birth control pill marked the first time that women were abler to control their fertility through direct means
False
The cultural process by which a male becomes a father is referred to as
Studies attempting to test for innate (inborn) gender differences have discovered which of the following?
none of the above
Boys and girls are most likely to be socialized into nurturant/caring behavior in which mode of livelihood
horticulture
According to the words of a Maasai male youth regarding his circumcision, he event made him feel
like a Maasai warrior