Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ANTH 319 - SYMBOLISM AND POWER

Long Title: SYMBOLISM AND POWER
Department: Anthropology
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course considers anthropological theories of the state and examines ethnographic accounts of states in some unexpected places - that is, outside the official realm of government bureaucracies and institutionalized politics. Topics include so-called "stateless societies," planning and bureaucratic rationality, violence and power, and ethnographic methods for studying the state. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ANTH 519. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 319 if student has credit for ANTH 519.