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nuclear family
mom, dad, kids
extended family
other family members
joint family
then daughter marries and joins her husbands family
monogamous
one partner
polygamous
many partners
matriarchal
led by mother
patriarchal
led by father
capitalism
the means of production & distribution are primarily owned for profit
socialism
partial or almost complete government control and ownership off the economic system
communism
total government control of all social, cultural, and economic activities by a communist party. it is the purest form of socialism.
theory of communism
everything that happens in this world is caused by money
by karl marx
karl marx
wrote the theory of communism, and says there are 2 types of people
proletariat
poor, taken advantage of
burgeoisie
big bosses, rich
motto of communism
to each according to ability, to each according to need
capitalism
(mult.ch)
cares more about the individual
capitalism
(mult.ch)
which has better products
communism
(mult.ch)
works best in a young country
assimilation
adding, absorbing another culture
ethnocentric
judging another culture by your standards
xenophobia
fear of strangers
stereotype
judging a group as a whole
anarchy
nobody has a say, no government, every man for himself
autocracy
one prson has power
dictatorship
led by military
oligarchy
led by a few people
monarchy
led by royalty
direct democracy
everybody has a say
representative democracy
elect people to represent us, then they vote in congress (republic)
republic
representative democracy
theocracy
government by religion
plutocracy
led by the rich and wealthy
aristocracy
government by the best
constitutional monarchy
constitutional parliament, but led by king or queen
judaism
the 1st religion with only one God, very old
torah
books of judaism
islam
founded by muhammad
mecca
holy place of muslims
koran
muslim book
hinduism
religion from india
baghavad gita
the holy hindu book
hinduism
god is braman, and your soul has gone through many lives and duties, reincarnation, cows are sacred
buddhism
follow gaultama, who was a prince and was shown sadnes hen enlightened.
nirvana
when you have overcome all wants, you have reached this, happiness
montreal protocol
said countries must stop making CFC's
kyoto protocol
in 1997, 160 countries got together and 55 agreed to cut their level of emissions by 5%
global warming
caused by burning coal, gas, hits polar latitudes
dependency theory
says worldwide economic pattern established by industrial revolution sitll persists today
lifeboat ethics
wabout hether or not the wealthy should rescue the "drowning" poor
gross domestic product
GDP
total output of goods and services a country produces for home use divided by the country's population.
purchasing power parity
PPP
applies standardized dollar price weights to the quantities of final goods and services provided in a given economy
human development index
HDI
a scale that considers attributes of quality of life
agricultural revolution
the domestication of plants and animals, people grew their own, irrigation
industrial revolution
around 1700, an explosion of technology in britain, many innovations