12/78:356 Political Anthropology [Bower]

Prerequisite: 12:153 or permission of Instructor.

This course provides a survey of historical and contemporary research in political anthropology, with theory and ethnography that evaluates the socio-cultural dynamics and effects of state systems in the globalized world. Particular attention will be paid to socio-cultural and political settings dominated by neoliberal governance and ideologies, and diverse case studies concerning governmentality, corruption, resistance and conflict in “the margins of state” and across the Global North and South.

Credit cannot be held for both this course and 12:375.
Cross-registered with (Political Science) 78:356.
3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Megan Bower