Anth 428 Political Anthropology
Survey of major anthropological approaches to politics and power. Coverage includes structural functionalism, evolutionism, action theory, structuralism, political economy, and post-structuralism. Ethnographic cases include both primitive politics and contemporary ethnic, class, and gender struggles in heterogeneous societies. Expected preparation: 8 credits sociocultural anthropology (Anth 304
, 305 strongly recommended).
Slash Listed Courses
Also offered for graduate-level credit as Anth 528
and may be taken only once for credit.