2019-2020 Catalog 
    
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOAN 111 - Cultural Anthropology


An overview of human cultural diversity, focusing on the peoples and traditional cultures of major world regions. Basic concepts and methods used to describe and analyze cultural differences and similarities are introduced. Focuses on cultural differences in adaptation, economics, marriage, and family forms, gender, political organization, and religion. The relevance of anthropology to contemporary global problems is discussed. The impact of the expansion of industrial societies on indigenous cultures is examined.