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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTH 233 - People, Power and State: Political Anthropology

Credit(s): 3
Component: Discussion
This course covers the anthropological approach to studying politics comprising social theory texts and theoretically informed case studies from across the world in a historical perspective. The readings are primarily comprised of anthropological texts along with some that deal with history and social theory. It will study how ethnographic research has informed and illuminated the study of varied questions including the working of bureaucratic organizations, ethnic and indigenous identities, organized violence, social movements and various forms of claims-making by groups in relation to other social formations as well as nation-states among a host of other political themes.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
University Breadth: History and Cultural Change College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP B: A&S History & Cultural Change Requirement Designations: Multicultural Course Typically Offered: Spring
General Education Objectives:
GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE1C: Engage in Constructive Ideation GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2B: Communicate Orally GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures GE3B: Work Individually Across a Variety of Cultures GE4: Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications