Sep 30, 2022  
2019-2020 Catalog [Archived] 
    
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ANTH 9 - Women, Culture, and Society


3 units
3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for ENGL 1A 
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course is a cross-cultural survey of women’s experiences in various types of societies including band, tribal, chiefdom and state level societies. Topics will include women’s roles in subsistence strategies, economics, kinship, marriage and the family, political organization, religion and expressive culture, as well as the cross-cultural social dynamics between men and women. The changing status of women in diverse cultures, the impact of biology and culture on sex roles, and alternate gender categories found in traditional societies will also be examined.



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