ANT460H5 Theory in Sociocultural Anthropology 

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Pictured clockwise left to right: images from book covers of Readings of and History of Anthropological Theory, Cultural Anthropology, Culture Counts, Reading Cultural Anthropology

Do you want to understand the world?  

Let’s begin with explanatory methods and anthropological theory. You will learn a variety of arguments and critiques that help us understand the social and cultural complexities around us. 

Winter 2023

  • Friday 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM at UTM
  • Instructor: Rao Alam

Course description

Survey of major theoretical perspectives developed in social and cultural anthropology. The main ideas and underlying assumptions of each perspective will be critiqued and evaluated for their contributions to the field.

Distribution Requirement: Social Science

Pre-requisites: ANT204H5 or ANT207H5

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