Units of Study

ANTH1001 - Cultural Difference: An Introduction

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Gaynor Macdonald


Anthropology explores and explains cultural difference while affirming the unity of humankind. It provides accounts of cultural specificity that illuminate the world today. Lectures will address some examples of cultural difference from the present and the past. These examples will introduce modern Anthropology, the method of ethnography, and its related forms of social and cultural analysis.


1x1000wd essay (15%), 1x1500wd essay (30%), 1x2hr exam (40%) and tutorial participation (15%)


readings will be available at the University Copy Centre


2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2



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