ANTH1005A - Introduction to Social Anthropology I

Term 1 only

This course introduces students to the role of culture in defining humanity and how anthropologists study it, the role of politics in society, with principles and types of political organisation in both small and large-scale societies, and with aspects of religious belief and practice such as witchcraft, magic, belief and initiation. It also considers the local and global integration of these societies. Readings (2-3 per week) are a mixture of book chapters and journal articles.


Taught by: Dr Jerome Lewis, Dr Alexandra Pillen
Assessment: Non-assessed Essays + 2.5 hour examination 100%
Student Contact Hours:
1 x 2 hr lecture + 1 hr tutorial per week
Prerequisites: None.
Option Type:
Social Anthropology

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