Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Anth 304 Social Theory

Examines social organization at various levels, from the family on up to the global economy. Theoretical perspectives span classic social theory, the ethnographic tradition, and hybrid approaches used by present-day anthropologists. Topics include power, identity, agency, social change, and globalization, with an emphasis on understanding contemporary social issues in cross-cultural perspective. Designed for anthropology majors and minors. Note: This course is not approved for distribution credits. Expected preparation: Anth 103.


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