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ANTH 619 - Anthropology of Law

(3 units)
Analysis of social order and control, dispute resolution, conflict, rules and norms, and processes of maintaining order from an anthropological perspective.

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to articulate and evaluate different theoretical approaches to the study of law in anthropology, and explain their foundations in social theory.
2. Students will be able to define and criticize key terms in the anthropology of law, such as pluralism, custom, norms, rules, process, and disputes.
3. Students will be able to evaluate and apply different methodological approaches to studying law in anthropology, and demonstrate how anthropological methods enhance the study of law in global contexts.
4. Students will be able to demonstrate how law and legally-relevant ideas change in light of historical and contemporary local and global processes.
5. Students at the graduate level will be able to apply, orally, in writing, and in practice, the theoretical, empirical, and/or methodical issues covered by the course to research questions in the Anthropology of Law.


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