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Social Anthropology - SE301
|Canterbury||Autumn and Spring||
Certificate level module usually taken in the first stage of a degree
|30 (15)||Theodossopoulos Dr D|
The information below applies to the 2013-14 session
This module appears in:
Method of assessment
- Hendry, J. "An Introduction to Social Anthropology. Other People’s Worlds."
- Monaghan, J. & Just, P. "Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introduction"
- A degree of familiarity with some of the anthropological topics and issues relating to writings on: culture, society, classification, kinship and marriage, exchange, religion and ritual, political relations and identities.
- A knowledge and understanding of the breadth of cultural diversity drawn from their reading about different societies and cultures.
- An ability to discuss the similarity and difference between the student’s own society and those encountered in ethnographic writings.
- An ability to analyse and communicate their understanding of anthropological texts in written and spoken contexts.
- An ability to construct coherent and logical arguments, particularly in written form, which combine general theoretical writings with the discussion of ethnographic data.