Summer 2021 - SA 201W C100
Anthropology and Contemporary Life (A) (4)
Class Number: 1973
Delivery Method: Distance Education
Course Times + Location:
Exam Times + Location:
Jun 15, 2021
Tue, 7:00–10:00 p.m.
Aug 16, 2021
Mon, 8:30–11:30 a.m.
Prerequisites:Recommended: SA 101.
An introduction to the anthropological perspective as applied to the organization of everyday life in contemporary settings. Introduces positivist, interpretive, and critical interpretive approaches to the analysis of social actions, identities, and values as enacted in space and time. Writing.
- Participation 10%
- Critical Annotation 10%
- Midterm Exam 25%
- Auto-ethnography 25%
- Final Exam 30%
In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio (2nd Ed.), Bourgois
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