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ANTHR 313: Kinship and Marriage in a Global Perspective

(Dual-listed with ANTHR 513). (3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: ANTHR 201 recommended
Comparative and historical overview of the family, marriage and kinship. Examination of cross-cultural differences in the construction and functioning of family and kin relations; role of kinship in structuring individual and collective activities; current critical and theoretical issues in kinship studies, especially integrating work on gender and sexuality.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.