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ANTH5901 - Anthropology of the Nation State
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Sverre Molland
This unit explores power and inequality in nation states through issues of racism, sexuality, identity, exploitation, marginalisation and religious practice. Ethnographies covering South America, the Caribbean, Southeast and East Asia, and Australia examine ways people deal with such issues in daily life, drawing on old and new meanings and practices. The unit shows how systems of power inpact, the role of nationalism and economies on cultural practice, and critiques hegemonic understandings which deny peripheralised peoples a cultural capacity.
1x1000wd review and presentation (40%), 1x3000wd essay (60%)
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