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Research Issues in Family and Kinship

Anthropology 558

3 credit hours, offered biennially

This seminar is designed to provide students with an intensive experience in family and kinship research. The course exposes students to a multidisciplinary complement of theoretical and methodological approaches to research centering on family and kin systems. Topics focus on the cultural context of family and kinship systems, life course transitions, and family as a mediator of social change.

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