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Anthropology (ANTH) Courses Listing - Kinship and Marriage

Anthropology 3711 Kinship and Marriage
This course focuses on understanding social organization based on kinship and marriage. This includes descent and residence rules, forms of marriage, preferred marriage partners, marriage alliances and different kinship systems. Students will learn to interview informants, draw kinship diagrams, and analyze different kinship systems. Various theoretical approaches will be critically examined.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Anthropology 2515 and 2517 or permission of the Chair of the Department of Anthropology

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences