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U156-104 Cultural Anthropology and Human Diversity

A cross-cultural perspective of human cultures and the methods used by anthropologists to understand them. After studying the origins of human culture and learning the fundamental concepts and definitions used by anthropologists, you will conduct in-depth explorations of the Yanomamö and the !Kung San. You will also explore the historical development and diversity of modern-day societies, discovering ways persistently marginalized groups in the United States negotiate the conditions of exclusion and marginalization.

Course Syllabus

Course Information
PrerequisitesNone; Appropriate for advanced high school and first-year or higher college students
Credits3 undergraduate credits
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Delivery MethodOnline
Course Start DateDate payment received
Course End Date6 months after start date
Registration DeadlineNone
Course Tuition*$981
Administrative Fee$75 (nonrefundable)
Total Tuition and Fees$1056 (not including materials)
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Course Materials
Cultural Anthropology: The Human Challenge
(ISBN: 978113395742) Edition: 14th

Nisa, The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman
(ISBN: 978067400432)

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
(ISBN: 978037452564)

The Walleye War: The Struggle for Ojibwe Spearfishing and Treaty Rights
(ISBN: 978080328380)

Yanomamö: Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology
(ISBN: 9780155053274) Edition: 5th

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