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. 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|
|Spring 2018||Block 7||Culture and Power: Political Anthropology||Yogesh Chandrani||Barnes Science Center 412||25/20||06/18/2018|
|Spring 2019||Block 6||Culture and Power: Political Anthropology||Sarah Hautzinger||TBA||25/25||06/18/2018|