This assignment requires you to write essays in response to all of the following:
Part 1 In your own words, differentiate two distinctive features of cultural anthropology, ethnocentrism and
cultural relativism. Give examples.
Part 2 Provide a cross-cultural overview of balanced and unbalanced modes of exchange. Give examples.
Part 3 How have anthropologists attempted to explain the universality of the incest taboo, including rare
instances where brother-sister marriage is broadly favored? Give examples