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Flashcards in ANTH 1000 - Ch. 17 Deck (10):
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self-awareness

the ability to identify oneself as an individual, to reflect on oneself, and to evaluate oneself

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naming ceremony

a special event or ritual to mark the naming of a child

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personality

the distinctive way a person thinks, feels, and behaves

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dependence training

childrearing practices that foster compliance in the performance of assigned tasks and dependence on the domestic group, rahter than reliance on oneself

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independence training

childrearing practices that foster independence, self-reliance, and personal achievement

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modal personality

those character traits that occur with the highest frequency in a social group and are therefore the most representative of its culture

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core values

those values especially promoted by a particular culture

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intersexual

a person born with reproductive organs, genitalia and/or sex chromosomes that are not exclusively male or female

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transgender

a person who crosses over or occupies an alternative position in the binary male-female gender construction

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culture-bound syndrome

a mental disorder specific to a particular cultural group