ANT 205 - Human Societies
The comparative study of human society and culture, with selected ethnographic examples to illustrate human adaptation to specific environments and reveal patterns of major social institutions–economy, marriage and kinship, politics and religion–which underlie and support a particular way of life. Comparisons are drawn among hunter-gatherer, tribal horticultural, peasant and modern industrial societies. Perspectives on the dynamics of social process and cultural change are also introduced.
Credit Hours: 3
University Studies: Approaches and Perspectives/Understanding Human Institutions and Behaviors
Course Repeatability: Course may not be repeated. Maximum Repeatable Hours: 3
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