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AN376 – Culture and Power: Political Anthropology

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.

Offerings

TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
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