Cultural Anthropology

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$59

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Course Description

This cultural anthropology course provides a solid introduction for students who are new to the branch of cultural anthropology. Students are presented with all the basic information pertinent to the field. The topics discussed include:

  • Relevant anthropological theories
  • Ethnocentrism and culture
  • Language and communication
  • Economic and political systems
  • Kinship and descent
  • Marriage and family
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Race and ethnicity
  • Religion and belief systems
  • The effects of colonialism and industrialization
  • Globalization
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10/10 starsCompleted
6 years, 11 months ago
The reading material was easy to understand and Straighterline did an excellent job of reinforcing the important information on the online lessons.
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10/10 starsCompleted
6 years, 12 months ago
Great. Book was a bit outdated
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8/10 starsCompleted
7 years ago
I personally enjoyed this course. If a person is interested in cultural differences, religious, and other customs, I think she/he will be enjoying this course.
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10/10 starsCompleted
7 years, 1 month ago
This cours gives an introdution to subject you'll meet in everyday life, as well as in different careers. The textbook was relativly easy to read and the cours was well structured.
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