ATS Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Arts - Anthropology Dept
An anthropological review and comparison of cultures in terms of social positions based on differences in sex and age.
The challenge of racism in modern societies and the response of anthropology, including the history of how the 'race' concept has been used to explain human variation.
Comparative study of human society and culture, particularly non-Western communities, with special attention to the family, social structure, economics and political institutions, and religion; processes of change.
Science as a cultural practice, cultural effects and globalization of technology, changing views of nature, gender and science, traditional ecological knowledge, and the evolution of technology.
Contemporary views of the nature of science, including debates about science's universalism, objectives, and culture-bound epistemologies. Offered in alternate years.