Kinship and Social Structure

Course Type: 
ATH
Code: 
6010
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Introduction to the study of kinship as the basis for understanding social structure cross-culturally. Starts with the basic tools for classic kinship analysis, and proceeds to discuss the central role kinship plays in stateless societies, how state formation utilized kinship analogs, and how kinship relates to issues of household organization, class and gender relations.

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.