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Graduate Catalog 2007-08 
Graduate Catalog 2007-08 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 5200 - Anthropological Theory

Students are introduced to anthropological theory as a means of raising questions that are significant to the social sciences in general. The importance of theory to ethnographic research and a critical understanding of the social world will be emphasized. The course will also focus on the historical and political roots of anthropology through comparing select theorists from the early British, French, and American schools. Special attention will be given to current theoretical controversies that continue to define the political and ethical concerns of working with human subjects.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: Junior/senior status and 12 hours of Anthropology, including ANTH 2400 or social science equivalent.

Credits 3 hrs.

Open to Upperclass and Graduate Students. All 5000-level courses have the following prerequisites: Junior/senior status and at least 12 credits in anthropology, including the specific prerequisite for each course.

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