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.