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School: University of Connecticut
Department: Sociology
Course: Anthropology of Capitalism
Professor: Mary Bugbee
Term: Fall 2018
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Name: ANTH 3120 Final Exam Questions
Description: This gives a list of multiple choice questions that may show up on the final exam.
Uploaded: 09/15/2018
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Final Exam Study Guide
Why was the U.S. a “Mecca for IT people?” a. The pay b. The Indian community in the US was bigger
c. Both A and B
d. They wanted to get married there What was the best way for an IT worker to break their body shop contract? a. “Silent escape” b. “Quiet exit”
c. “Taking the escalator”
d. None of the above What is the maximum interest rate credit cards are allowed to charge? a. 7­10% b. 35%
c. 50%
d. There are no legal restrictions on interest charged. Which of the following is NOT one of the four pillars of “accumulation by dispossession 
Neoliberalism?
a. Privatization and commodification of public goods
b. Higher productivity leads to higher wages
c. Financialization
d. Manipulation of Crisis
Why couldn’t many families put their gutted homes up for sale or start rebuilding post­Katrina? 
(Select all that apply)
a. Insurance companies wanted them to move out of state so they could take over their  property b. They could not guarantee that they would have the funds to do so c. The Road Home Fund was already re­building for them
d. The documents that they needed were often inaccessible
How was ICF able to increase internal profitability despite increased regulations? (Select all that
apply)
a. They created profit by shortchanging the residents of the funds they needed to rebuild. b. The senate had little incentive to interfere with its way of doing business due to its status as public­private partnership c. They invested more in public­sector institutions of safety­net caregiving and regulations  that helped most people.
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Final Exam Study Guide
d. They created an economy that generates surplus wealth by inserting everything into the  profit market including social services of caregiving, relief, and humanitarian aid. How is volunteerism to some extent an endorsement of neoliberal economics? a. It places responsibility on private individuals to pick up where companies leave off
b. It condemns the involvement of private corporations.
c. It unites individuals around the concept of liberty
d. None of the above
Which of the following is NOT a reason why the effects of Hurricane Katrina began to receive 
less media attention?
a. The B.P. oils spill of 2010 b. The private sector finally helped New Orleans achieve recovery
c. Voluntourism created the impression that surface­level progress was indicative of 
widespread recovery d. Residents of New Orleans succumbed to the numbness of “Katrina fatigue” What problems do Global Product Networks, Global Commodity Chain, and Global Value Chain 
share?
a. The notion that there are discrete beginnings and endings to commodities lives b. Failing to pay sufficient attention to labour as a factor shaping commodities’ lives
c. A and B
d. None of the above One way to better consider employment relations in Global Value Chain analysis is to look at 
the arrangement of:______________
a. Firm Interdependencies
b. Task Complexities
c. Supplier Capabilities
d. All of the Above
Why did the Mai­Mai tell the vice reporters that they were not harming the prisoners they had 
taken?
a. Because they were congolese natives and the future of the country b. Because they were holding them as leverage to exchange for other FLDR prisoners
c. Because they were pacifists
d. All of the above Why did the VICE filmmakers/reporters find themselves in an empty mine on their first 
encounter?
a. They wanted to visit the mine as soon as possible, but came at a time when it wouldnt  have workers. b. They thought it would be easier to investigate without people.

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School: University of Connecticut
Department: Sociology
Course: Anthropology of Capitalism
Professor: Mary Bugbee
Term: Fall 2018
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Name: ANTH 3120 Final Exam Questions
Description: This gives a list of multiple choice questions that may show up on the final exam.
Uploaded: 09/15/2018
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