University of Guelph 1998-1999 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

12-340 The Anthropology of Gender F(3-0) [0.50]

This course will address theoretical innovation in the discipline of social/cultural anthropology in the study of gender and related issues. Traditional theoretical problems such as inequality, complementarity, the domestic/public divide, ritual and symbolic valuations and the division of labour both within households and beyond will be considered. This theoretical framework will be developed on the basis of substantive ethnographic material from a variety of settings both pre-capitalist and capitalist. (Offered in even-numbered years.)

Prerequisites: 12-115 or 86-110 or 86-115.
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