A comparative, holistic study of formal and informal politics in diverse societies. The course focuses on three major themes: examining diverse political systems with emphasis on the emergence of the state; the relationship between power, ideology, and symbolic systems; power and controlling processes, with special attention to dominance, hegemony and resistance. Emphasis on full-length ethnographies. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Diverse Cultures and Critiques requirement. May meet either the Critical Perspectives: Global Cultures or Social Inequality requirement.
Prerequisite: One previous cultural anthropology course or consent of instructor.
|Term||Block||Title||Instructor||Location||Student Limit/ Available||Updated|
|Fall 2014||Block 2||Culture and Power: Political Anthropology||Sarah Hautzinger||Barnes Science Center 412||25/14||05/29/2015|
|Fall 2015||Block 1||Culture and Power: Political Anthropology||Sarah Hautzinger||TBA||25/17||05/29/2015|