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Anthropology of the Body (ANTH2632)

The body as a site of culture has been of interest to anthropologists from the inception of the discipline. This unit focuses on the theory and history of developments in anthropological approaches to the body through the study of key texts in a range of theoretical approaches, including Mauss, Marx, Bourdieu, phenomenology and post-structuralism. Each theoretical approach will be matched with classic and contemporary ethnographic readings.

Classes
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x1000wd Take-home exercise (25%), 1x2500wd Major Essay (50%), 1x1000wd Tutorial notebook (20%), Tutorial participation (5%)

Pre-requisites

12 Junior credit points in Anthropology

Details

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Anthropology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Census dates shows the latest date to cancel out of a unit*
HECS Band: 1
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