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Syllabus 2018-19 - 12411001 - Social Anthropology (Antropología social)

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DEGREE: Grado en Geografía e historia
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Social Anthropology
CODE: 12411001 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 0
ECTS CREDITS: 12.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: AN
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: ANTA FELEZ, JOSÉ LUIS
DEPARTMENT: U132 - ANTROPOLOGIA, GEOGRAFÍA E HISTORIA
FIELD OF STUDY: 030 - ANTROPOLOGÍA SOCIAL
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 326 E-MAIL: jlanta@ujaen.es P: 953212517
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

The field of Social and Cultural Anthropology. Brief history of anthropological theories. Ethnography and fieldwork. Participant observation. Ethnographic research techniques. The comparative method in social anthropology.

Culture. Definitions of culture and society. fundamental dimensions of culture. The universal pattern. Enculturation and acculturation. Multiculturalism and interculturalism. Ethnocentrism and cultural relativism. Sociocultural change.

sociocultural areas. Modes of production and reproduction. Nature and logic of capitalism. The domestic sphere of culture. Family and marriage. Kinship, residence and affiliation. political anthropology. urban anthropology. Religion and symbolic systems. The application and ways for cooperation and development.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

      Lectures in large group:

Introductory -Activities.

- Lecture.

-Conferences.

Classes in practice groups:

-Practices

-Laboratories.

-Seminars.

-Debates.

-Resolution Of exercises.

-Presentations / Exhibitions.

collective / individual tutorials :

-Supervision Targeted jobs.

-Seminars.

-Debates.

-Clarification of doubts.

-Comments Of individual jobs.

-Presentations / Exhibitions.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

Students have to do the following practices to pass the subject, seegún criteria and weights established in the system evaluzión:

- An examination where they shared a question that has to do with the development agenda and a text commentary that relates alike with any agenda item.

-A Field notebook and a life story.

- Reading and delivery of work on the book: Levi-Strauss, Claude, Tristes Tropiques.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Tristes Tropiques. Edition: -. Author: Levi-Strauss, Claude . Publisher: Penguin  (Library)
  • CULTURE - Contexture: explorations in anthropology and literary studies. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996  (Library)
  • Antropología cultural: adaptaciones socioculturales. Edition: -. Author: Nanda, Serena. Publisher: San Francisco, Nueva York: Wadsorth Internacional ; México: Iberoamerica, 1982  (Library)