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SOAN0103A-F13

Topics in Sociocultural Anthro

Selected Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology
This course introduces students to the varieties of human experience in social life and to the differing approaches and levels of analysis used by anthropologists to explain it. Topics include: culture and race, rituals and symbolism, kinship and gender roles, social evolution, political economy, and sociolinguistics. Ethnographic examples are drawn chiefly from non-Western societies, from simple bands to great agrarian states. The ultimate aim is to enable students to think critically about the bases of their own culture and about practices and beliefs previously unanalyzed and unexamined. 2 hrs. lect./1 hr. disc./2 hrs. screen (Anthropology)
Course Reference Number (CRN):
90279

Course

SOAN0103

All Sections in Fall 2013

Fall 2013

SOAN0103A-F13 Lecture (Oxfeld)
SOAN0103X-F13 Discussion (Oxfeld)
SOAN0103Y-F13 Discussion (Oxfeld)
SOAN0103Z-F13 Discussion (Oxfeld)