10 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This unit will take a social anthropological approach towards understanding the concept of culture and the ways in which it informs the organisation and practices of societies around the world - specifically in terms of their values and belief systems and traditional practices. From this basis, it will go on to not only examine the impact of social change and globalisation on different cultures, but also highlight the ways in which cultural ways of living continue to persist despite globalisation or have become more fundamental to societies as a result of globalisation.

Restrictions on availability: EMPTY

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work
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