Sociology and Anthropology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

ANTH 396: Issues in Anthropology: Social Sciences

ANTH 396-001: Violence and Culture
(Spring 2017)

Innovation Hall 209

Section Information for Spring 2017

This course explores the links between violence and culture through the lenses of anthropology and cultural analysis.  We will pay special attention to the role of cultural differences in the structuring of violence, and to the use of anthropological perspectives on culture and theory in formulating analyses of violence. We will cover issues of war, militarization, genocide, politics, gender, sexuality, technology, violence, capitalism, race, and class.

Non-Western Culture

Satisfies the general education requirement in social and behavioral Science.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Topic of contemporary interest in anthropology, focusing on social science topics of interest.

Satisfies General Education requirement for social and behavioral science.

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May be repeated for a maximum of 18 credits when topic is different. Fulfills the college requirement in non-Western culture.

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