Index

Jagdish N. Sheth (Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA)

Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture

ISBN: 978-1-78743-412-7, eISBN: 978-1-78743-411-0

Publication date: 11 August 2017

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Sheth, J. (2017), "Index", Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture, Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 245-254. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78743-411-020171012

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INDEX

Acidic soils
, 96

Adaptability
, 92

Aegyptopithecus
, 4

Affordability
, 1–2

African Americans case
, 43

Cannon’s thesis
, 48–51

cholera and bacterial diarrheas
, 46–47

Diamond’s moral
, 47

Grim and Wilson’s theory
, 46

Lakew’ belief
, 51–52

“salt-gene” theory
, 45

sodium
, 44

Solomons’ thesis
, 47

Agency for International Development (AID)
, 103

Agriculture
, 9

agricultural productivity
, 190, 191

agriculturist
, 190, 191

Alaskan Nunamiut Eskimos
, 88–89

Aleutian climate
, 59–60

Aleutian Storm Track
, 60

Aleutian tradition
, 59

Alzheimer’s disease
, 35

America, mobile society
, 230

Animal-based clothing
, 60–61

Anthropologists
, 4, 87, 191–192

Ape-like ancestors
, 4

Apua
, 167

Ash, Timothy Garton
, 206, 209–210, 225

Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition
, 47

Assessments
, 178

collectivism
, 182–183

individualists
, 178–181

statistics
, 179–180

taxes
, 181–182

Asvaldsson, Thorvald
, 13–14

“At Big Blue”
, 71

Athenian democracy
, 10, 12, 15–16

Atherosclerosis
, 25

“Bad water”
, 1

Bamboo
, 8, 61, 85, 101–106, 219

“Barbarians”
, 56

Bark cloth
, 64, 65

Bill of Rights
, 175

Binjali
, 65

Black Collegian magazine
, 80–81

“Black tents”
, 90

Blood type factor
, 38–42

Bopi
, 167

“Breathing wall”. See Environmentally friendly aircleaning system

Bremner, Brian
, 222–223

Brislin, Richard
, 124, 126–128, 132, 137, 180

Buddha (563–483 BC)
, 11–12

Budi bahasa
, 166

Bugla ingu
, 161

“Bushmen”
, 89–90, 147

Cannibals and Kings
, 149

Cannon, Geoffrey
, 48–51

Capitalism
, 188–189

Capsaicin
, 35

Chavez, Hugo
, 223

Chemical dyes
, 63

“Cherishing lifestyle”
, 210

Chile’s Atacama Desert
, 16

China
, 216

foreign trade
, 220–221

greenhouse gas emissions
, 224

Guangzhou
, 218–219

mining of coal
, 222

oil deal between China and Venezuela
, 223

“one-child” policy
, 219–220

Southern (Cantonese) cuisine
, 217

Chinese textile clothing
, 62

Civilization and Climate
, 134–135

Civilizations

climate and higher
, 10–13

rise of
, 40

rise of
, 7–10

Claiborne, Robert
, 4, 9–10, 12, 17

Climate changes
, 22–23, 211–216

Climate-shaped shelter
, 86

Climate(s)
, 80–81, 93, 202, 229, 230

changes
, 22–23, 211–216

fashion, vs.
, 72–77

temporary shelters in harsh
, 87–92

See also Harsh climates, temporary shelters in

Climate–clothing relationship
, 67

“Climatic downturn”
, 10–11

“Climatic inferno”
, 97–98

Climatologists
, 4, 55

Clock
, 165

clock-centered lifestyle
, 131–132

“Clock time”
, 124–126

Clothing
, 55

dark clothes
, 70, 71, 90

fitted
, 56

heavy cloth
, 90

as symbol
, 66–68

for temperate climates
, 61–63

Coke consumption
, 2

Coke International
, 1

Cold climates
, 56–57

Cold War
, 177

Cold-weather clothes
, 58–61

Collectivism
, 153, 180

assessments
, 178–183

family unit
, 159–163

genesis of civilization
, 156–157

happiness in workplace
, 166–172

happiness
, 163–166

Individualism Index
, 157–158

issue of intellectual property
, 172–175

Joseph Campbells theory
, 155–156

politics, religion, and conflict
, 175–178

self-perpetuating system
, 158–159

West
, 154–155

Collectivist cultures
, 137, 162–163, 165, 168–169

Collectivist societies
, 161

Communal culture
, 174

Competition
, 166–172

“Cone-and-cylinder” houses
, 104

Confucian “higher man”
, 218

Confucius (551–479 BC)
, 11–12

Construction
, 96–97

Consumer confidence
, 205

Consumer Reports on Health
, 76

Consumer spending
, 205

Consumerism
, 159

Consumption
, 202–206, 229, 230

Contemporary Americans
, 199

“Contextualists”
, 198

Control
, 202–206

Cool-temperate climate
, 198, 211

Cooper, John M.
, 78

Cooperation
, 166–172

Coronary heart disease
, 29

Cotton
, 62–63

Country’s geographical position
, 203

Courtyard
, 86, 99

Cream sauce
, 41

Cro-Magnon ancestors
, 39

“Culms”
, 101

Cultural/culture
, 22, 134, 135–136, 163–164

democratic time
, 132–133

developmentalism
, 197

factors
, 2

faster-paced
, 131

hierarchical time
, 132–133

matters
, 197

non-Western
, 230

D’Adamo, Peter J.
, 39

Dark clothes
, 70, 71, 90

Democratic time culture
, 132–133

Dermatologists
, 73–74

Desert soils
, 96, 98

Development trap
, 206–211

Diamond, Jared
, 22–24, 41, 45–47, 64, 70, 149

Diet
, 43

Mediterranean
, 30–33, 40

Northern
, 26–30

Paleolithic
, 25

Dietary staple
, 47

Disaster housing
, 109

Double insulation
, 91

Dovetailed eave beam
, 93

“Edenism”
, 191–196

Edgerton, Robert B.
, 191

Enset
, 51

Environmental control
, 108

“Environmentally friendly aircleaning system”
, 114

Eskimos
, 87, 89, 107–108

Alaskan Nunamiut
, 88–89

outfit
, 60

See also Igloo

Etounga-Manguelle, Daniel
, 194

“Event time”
, 124–127, 137

Extraction technologies
, 189–190

False banana. See Enset

Family
, 171

customs
, 162

unit
, 159–163

Farmhouses of Bavaria
, 94

Fascism
, 125

Fashion
, 72–77

tight noose
, 68–72

Faster-paced cultures
, 131

Favoritism
, 171

Fertile Crescent
, 22

Finnish wine
, 26

Fitted clothing
, 56

Flat roofs
, 98–99

Food production
, 22–26, 40

“Free radical” proteins
, 35

Fruits
, 28

Galileo
, 187–188

Gang geng-lay
, 66

Generalizations
, 162, 231

Genetics
, 2

Geography of Time
, 124

Glacial Epoch
, 3–4, 6, 7

Global economy
, 3, 177–178, 229

Global energy-related emissions
, 216

Global warming
, 210, 212

Grasses
, 101–106

thread
, 58–59

“Great conveyor”
, 213

Green bamboo culms
, 102

Green revolution
, 139–141, 149

Greenhouse gas
, 222

emissions
, 224

Grim and Wilson’s theory
, 46

Gross domestic product (GDP)
, 220

Gross national product per capita (GNP/cap)
, 178

“Guadua”
, 101–104

Guangzhou
, 217–218

Guanxi. See Relationship

Gupta, Sanjay
, 35

Hall, Edward
, 133–135, 137–138, 146, 147, 164, 167, 175, 190, 204–205

Hand-hewn beam
, 93

Handbook of South American Indians
, 78

Handshake
, 169

Happiness
, 163–166

in workplace
, 166–171

Harsh climates, temporary shelters in
, 87–92

Harvard Health Professionals Study
, 29

Health problems
, 77–80

Heavy cloth
, 90

Heilbroner, Robert
, 206–209

Hemp
, 62–63

Hertsgaard, Mark
, 214–215, 221–222

Hierarchical time culture
, 132–133

High efficiency particulate air (HEPA)
, 112–113

Hispanics
, 165

Homes
, 85–86

Homo tyrolensis. See “Iceman”

Hot climates in Egypt
, 99

Houses
, 98–99

Human

cultural values and attitudes
, 17

evolution
, 3–7, 25

higher civilization
, 10–13

rise of civilizations
, 7–10

Hunter-gatherers
, 25

ancient
, 55

human
, 45

impermanence of dwelling
, 89

of Kalahari
, 148

Yahgan
, 78

“Iceman”
, 58–59

Igloo
, 88

See also Eskimos

Iglu. See Igloo

Improvisation
, 171

Incentive systems
, 174

India in milk production
, 42

Individualism
, 154, 188

assessments
, 178–183

family unit
, 159–163

genesis of civilization
, 156–157

happiness
, 163–172

issue of intellectual property
, 172–175

Joseph Campbells theory
, 155–156

politics, religion, and conflict
, 175–178

self-perpetuating system
, 158–159

West
, 154–155

Individualism Index (IDV)
, 157–158

Individualist-centered culture
, 130

Individualists
, 178–181

cultures
, 172

individualist-centered culture
, 130

Indoor ecosystem
, 114

Indus Valley
, 9, 24

civilization
, 8

Industrial agriculture
, 140

Industrial growth process
, 208

Industrial revolution
, 14, 49, 70, 124, 125, 130, 140, 151, 187

Industrialism
, 130–131

Industrialization
, 125, 129

Ingenuity
, 92, 105, 138, 157, 183

“Inhabitants of Rennell Island”
, 64

Inquiry into the Human Prospect
, 206

Intellectual property issue
, 172–175

Intensification
, 149

International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)
, 110

International deal-making
, 170

“Interpersonal warmth”
, 194

Inuit community
, 28, 59, 60, 87, 88, 107

Irish potato famine (1845–1850)
, 14–15

Iron-rich laterites
, 96

Ironic debacle of West
, 211–216

Irrigation systems
, 140

“Islam”
, 38, 175, 176

It Was a Wonderful Life (documentary film)
, 160

Jakarta Post
, 174

Joseph Campbell’s theory
, 155, 160

Kalahari of Namibia
, 89, 147, 148

Kalakukko
, 26

Kim, Eugene
, 124, 126–128, 132, 137, 180

Kitenge
, 65–66

Kuas
, 89–90

Lakew, Brook
, 51

Lamb, H. H.
, 10, 11, 14, 72

Land-reform program
, 141

Language
, 2

Levine, Robert
, 125–131, 136, 154, 160, 163–166, 204

Life, basic necessities of
, 229

Lifestyle choices
, 22

Litigiousness
, 158

Little Climatic Optimum
, 13–14

“Longhouses”
, 94

Low-pitched gabled roof
, 93

Luther, Martin
, 187

Madagascar
, 126, 129

granary
, 140

green revolution
, 140

independence
, 141

Magnesium
, 44

Marriage

in collectivist societies
, 161, 162

in individualist West
, 160

Mavila, Octavio
, 195

McMansions
, 107

Mechanical clocks
, 124

Mediterranean

climate in
, 9, 23

diet
, 30–33, 40

merchants
, 9

subsistence-farming peasant
, 10

wine in
, 2

Mineral-based dyes
, 63

Mobility
, 229–230

Modern Western technology
, 229

Mud, wonders of
, 96–101

Namesake, The
, 161

“Natural” resource
, 189

Neanderthal ancestors
, 55

Neck dimple
, 69–70

Necktie(s)
, 68–70, 72, 80

Nelson, Richard
, 199–200

Nepotism
, 171

Network economy
, 169, 171

New England Journal of Medicine
, 33

New York Times Book Review
, 205

Non-Western cultures
, 230

Northern diets
, 26–30

Northern Europe

acidic soils
, 96

agricultural civilization
, 138

agricultural resources
, 148–149

alcohol consumption
, 36

beer in
, 2

climate
, 74, 122, 198, 211

clothing
, 71

food culture
, 29–30, 34

genes
, 33

Glacial Epoch
, 3

home-building
, 85

human migration
, 6

Industrial Revolution
, 187

Nuclear family
, 49, 158–160, 162, 167

Oceanic recession
, 6–7

“Oetzi”. See “Iceman”

“Oil shock” (1973)
, 206–207

Old Canton. See Guangzhou

Oliver, Paul
, 87–89, 92, 95, 96, 104, 107–109

Olubuggo
, 65

Omega-3 fatty acids
, 29

“One-child” policy
, 219–220

Open society
, 209

Orchestration
, 171

Osteoporosis
, 25

Outdoor environments
, 114

Paleolithic diet
, 25

Paneer
, 41

Parfit, Michael
, 6–7

Paz, Octavio
, 193

Pleistocene
, 4–5, 22, 25

Pluralist response
, 196–201

Poles
, 101–106

Politics
, 175–178

Potassium
, 44

Power distance index (PDI)
, 203

“Power time”
, 143

Primary Chronicle
, 38

Primates
, 4

Primitive peoples
, 86

Punctuality
, 122

Reeds
, 101–106

Refined wheat flour
, 47

Relationship
, 168–169, 182

Relativists
, 197–198

Religion
, 2, 175–178

religious collectivism
, 155

religious-magical system
, 201

See also “Islam”

Rice
, 139

Roach, Mary
, 28

Romantic love
, 156, 160

Roof overhead

climatic explanations for cultural differences
, 116

construction
, 93–96

disaster housing
, 109

Eskimo
, 107–108

homes
, 85–86

house-building in tropics
, 101–106

ICOMOS
, 110

sick shelters
, 111–114

temporary shelters in harsh climates
, 87–92

wonders of mud
, 96–101

Roth, Leland
, 100, 109–110

Sachs, Jeffrey
, 188

Salt-deficiency illnesses
, 44

“Salt-gene” theory
, 45

Saponins
, 52

Saporito, Bill
, 71

Sarbanes–Oxley Act
, 171

Sayer, Chloe
, 106

Scarves’ function
, 69

Self-interest
, 178

Self-perpetuating system
, 158–159

Sequence-of-appearance principle
, 139

Shan ku
, 61, 63

Shelters

sick
, 111–114

temporary shelters in harsh climates
, 87–92

Shweder, Richard
, 197–198

Sick house syndrome
, 112

“Silent killer”
, 43

Silk
, 62–63

Simpatia cultural script
, 165

Simpatico
, 165

Sinking process
, 213

Skinken-burger
, 27

Social and cultural factors
, 43

Social customs
, 2

Social pathologies
, 148

Socializing
, 137, 168

Solomons, Dr. Noel
, 47–48

“Sour liver”
, 27–28

“Star” culture
, 166

Stranger density
, 148

Subsistence-farming peasant
, 10

Substitute beverages
, 2

Sumerians
, 8–9

Sumptuary laws
, 67

Sun protection factor (SPF)
, 74–75

Suo yi
, 61

“Superlatively good food”
, 30–36

Taboo days
, 141–142

Tailored skin clothing
, 60

Taos Pueblo
, 100

Taxes
, 181

“Team” sports
, 166–167

Technology
, 202–206

Teff. See Dietary staple

Temperate climates, clothing for
, 61–63

Temporary shelters in harsh climates
, 87–92

Territorial behavior
, 144–145

Territorial Imperative, The
, 144

Territoriality
, 148–149

Textile garments
, 56

Three-dimensional spaces
, 146–147

“Tight houses”
, 111–112

Timber houses
, 95

Timber-walling methods
, 95

Time
, 126, 137

artificial temporality
, 144

attitudes toward
, 121–122, 128, 133–134

Civilization and Climate
, 134–135

“clock time” vs. “event time”
, 124–126

clock-centered lifestyle
, 131–132

culture
, 127–129, 135–137

democratic time culture
, 132–133

individualist-centered culture
, 130

industrialism
, 130–131

note on space
, 144–151

oral tradition
, 139–140

perspective of cultures
, 138–139

poverty
, 123

power time
, 143–144

punctuality
, 122

sequence-of-appearance principle
, 139

silence
, 126–127

warm climates
, 122–123, 138

Time Wars
, 143

Tipis
, 91

Total Health magazine
, 113

Tract housing
, 107

Traditional construction techniques
, 111

Triandis, Harry
, 220

Troglodyte village
, 95

Tropical agriculture
, 190

Tropical attire
, 64–66

Tropical climates
, 64, 101

Tundra region
, 60–61

Unfavorable geography
, 190

“Universal diet” guidelines
, 49

Urban environments
, 103

Vaginitis
, 77

Vegetables
, 28, 63

Vegetarian diets
, 44

Vegetation line
, 36

Verbal agreements
, 169

“Vernacular” structure
, 86, 102

Vertical collectivism
, 182

Vertical integration
, 173

Vesilind, Priit J.
, 16

Victorian era
, 73

Vitamins
, 28

Vodka, Russian spice of life
, 36–38

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
, 114

War in Iraq
, 150–151

Warm climates
, 56, 122–123, 138

culture
, 147, 167

Warmer-climate cultures
, 147–148

Wearing

climate
, 80–81

climate vs. fashion
, 72–77

clothing
, 55

clothing as symbol
, 66–68

clothing for temperate climates
, 61–63

cold climates
, 56–57

cold-weather clothes
, 58–61

fashion’s tight noose
, 68–72

health problems
, 77–80

tropical attire
, 64–66

Western society
, 229

Western-style consumerism
, 211, 218

Willow wands
, 88–89

Wilson, Thomas
, 44

World Archaeology
, 60

World Bank management
, 215

Yahgan
, 78

immune system
, 79