Intro Cultural Ant
Intro Cultural Ant ANT 101
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ANT 101 Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology Spring 2008 MWF 1030 7 1120 Chambers 1027 Prof Eriberto P Lozada Jr Of ce Hours M W 1130 am 7 1230 pm Of ce Chambers B12 T Th 1115 am 7 1230 pm or by appointment Telephone 7048942035 Email erlozadadaVidsonedu Web httpwwwdaVidsonedupersonalerlozada Lecture Notes 6 February 2008 Corporate Lineages Descent and Family Life Nuclear Family I I Stem Family ao OTA O 0 I I 3 generation A O stem in patriline Joint Family AIO OA Ofi O IA 23 55m trio 4 nuclear units Within one larger unit sharing budget labor income and meals Compound Joint Family DATE o Eb w rlw Jw m mJ1 ADA AAAO A00 Grand Joint Family Ideal up to 100 or more in one budget sharing mealsharing unit Partible Inheritance and Division of Land 13 A0 100 acres 13 13 Generation 1 mm A1 A 1 Generation 2 Per Stirpes VS Per Capita Division zfx3000 1000 A1000 1000 333 A 500 1 1000 167 250 11 living descendants 272 per capita Ancestral Estate Formation 100 Acres G D Personal Inalienable property of estate managed legitimate by descendants heirs divided pro ts divided each generation per stirpes by partible Land itself is inheritance not divided Brideprice Wifetakers Wife givers AT A TO A4 Patrilocal Residence Dowry Wifetakers Wife givers Patrilocal Residence Prof Eriberto P Lozada Jr Office Carnegie 01 Telephone 7048942035 1 u a I IAu I ANT 101 Y 39 r Fall 2004 MWF 1030 7 1120 Chambers 1027 Office Hours M W F 930 71030 am T Th 930 71115 am or by appointment Email erlozadadaVidsonedu Web httpwwwdavidsonedupersonalerlozada Lecture Notes 6 October 2005 Approaches in Economic Anthropology Form Subst Why study economic processes in anthropology Production consumption and exchange are all cultural products mode of production model in Miller shows how social structure technology culture and political structure are deeply imbedded in economic practices we will deal with globalization later we will also focus more on exchange and consumption I will return to modes of production later as well alist neoclassical universalist approach to economics based on the logic of using scarce means to achieve alternate ends 7 quotrational actionquot economic human who makes rational decisions in using resources and maximizes return emphasis on individual actors exercising choice emphasis on economic behavior instead of economic institutions utility supply and demand concept of utility subjective satisfaction measured relatively in the form of rankings prefer one thing over another price determined by interrelationship between supply and demand rational individuals make decisions based on such ideas diminishing returns opportunity costs and maximization 7 all these are seen as leading to best combination of factors of production and best usage of resources market in context of free competition demand and supply automatically determine price the market is impersonal aggregate action is deterministic critiques as formalist universalists they are ahistorical formalist approaches only work in Western cultures that emphasize individual self interest formalist approaches are also insensitive to diversity of social formations and cultural meanings 7 they do not account for social structural institutional issues such as the ow of informatio n through social organizations and the impact of institutional arrangements families firms and bureaucracies antivist institutionalist relativist approach to economics perspective emphasizes that social institutions and the relationship between social and economic processes must be part of the study of economics starts with the assumption that there are cultural variations of economic practices the economy is seen as an quotinstituted processquot shaped by social structures and cultural forms