A majority of the world's population live in cities and anthropologists seek to understand urban life and culture. This unit focuses on ethnographic studies of urbanism around the world, including walled cities, slums, urban migrations, environmental transformations and other recent topics in anthropology. Lectures discuss ethnography as research method in urban environments.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorail/week
1x1500wd short essay (35%), 1x2500wd summative essay (45%), 5x100wd weekly responses (10%), participation (10%)
readings will be available at the University Copy Centre
12 credit points at 1000 level in Anthropology