AA5372 Social and Political Organization

Course Summary

The course is an introduction to social and political organization worldwide. Subjects treated include social groups of various kinds and their principles of recruitment and organization – e.g., kinship, descent, marriage, residence, age, and choice. Also treated are various kinds of social and political relations, rites of passage for both persons and groups, basic types of political organization, concepts and practices of authority, power, law, and decision-making.

Note: If a student desires to complete the Graduate Certificate in Multicultural Teamwork in one term, it will also be taught in the FALL.

Course Details

Level: Graduate
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: Spring
Prerequisites: AA4370 Cultural Anthropology.

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