Units of Study

ANTH2601 - The Ethnography of Southeast Asia

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Robbie Peters

Description

Southeast Asia comprises a broad spectrum of social and ecological landscapes, from primate cities to primary forests. This unit of study examines how humans have made meaningful lives in these contexts in terms of productive activities, social units, political formations and cultural representations. This unit also examines the various approaches anthropologists have used for the task of conceptualising of and writing about these.

Assessments

1x1000wd essay (35%), 1x3000wd take-home exam (50%) and tutorial participation (15%)


Textbooks

readings available from the University Copy Centre

Classes

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points from Anthropology

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