Choose either Option A or Option B. Formulate an initial post in which you address the points noted in the prompt for your chosen option.

Option A: Feminization of Poverty

Crapo (2013, section 9.4) uses the term the feminization of poverty. What do you think the author means by that term? Why would women be more vulnerable to living in poverty? What cultural factors might contribute to that?

Option B: Consumption and Globalization

Chapter 10 provides an overview on the anthropological perspective on globalization. After viewing the film, Guatemala: The Human Price of Coffee,      https://fod.infobase.com/OnDemandEmbed.aspx?token=34472&aid=18596&plt=FOD&loid=0&w=400&h=340

discuss the impacts of globalization on the coffee farmers in Guatemala. How does buying a cup of coffee affect coffee farmers in Guatemala? How does this relate to globalization? Would what you saw in the video, and what you read in the book, change your consumption patterns?

Should be at least 300 words in length.


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