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ANTH 202B Contemporary Social Problems - ANTH CON SOC PRB
Cultural background to contemporary events; problems of nationalism and regional conflicts, economic and social development, gender, religion and social change. Course may stress a different region of the world in different years.
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THIS IS A NEW ANTHROPOLOGY COURSE. THIS WILL BE TAUGHT AS ANTH 205:The Anthropology of Insurrections and Revolution
This course examines insurrections and revolutions from an anthropological and comparative perspective in order to discuss questions such as: Why do in some circumstances people rebel and why in others they dont? Why do powerful systems crumble? How do ordinary people act and organize collectively to change situations deemed unbearable? This course analyzes these and other questions through an anthropological, historical, and political review of some of the most important insurrections and revolutions in world history.