Cultural Anthropology
Credits: 3
Department: ANT Anthropology
Subject: Anthropology
This course is a study of the structure of human socio-cultural systems that emphasizes economy, kinship, political organization, social control, social stratification, belief systems, and language. The course deals with cultural variations among living populations of the present and recent past whose cultures have been described by ethnographic fieldworkers. Selected case studies are read, discussed, and compared to stimulate a fuller appreciation of our common humanity.