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SOAN0359

Language and Power

Language and Power
This course is an introduction to both linguistic anthropology and political anthropology. Communication patterns are always mediated by cultural processes, social inequality, and power, so in this course we will investigate cross-cultural examples of how language, discourse, and representation relate to inequality, power, and resistance. Topics will include sociolinguistics, ethnolinguistics, gendered language practices, political discourse, and theoretical approaches to power (Marx, Foucault, and Bourdieu) (SOAN 0103 or SOAN 0105 or LNGT 0102) 3hrs. lect./disc. (Anthropology)
Subject:
Sociology/Anthropology
Department:
Sociology/Anthropology
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
SOC
Equivalent Courses:
LNGT0459
LNGT0359
SOAN0459 *

Sections

Fall 2013

SOAN0359A-F13 Lecture (Nevins)
SOAN0359B-F13 Lecture (Nevins)

Fall 2009

SOAN0359A-F09 Lecture (Sheridan)

Fall 2006

SOAN0359A-F06 Lecture (Sheridan)