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ANTH 310. Society and Culture in Latin America

Credits: 3
Department: Anthropology
Description: Aspects of society and culture in modern Latin America. Equal emphasis will be placed on exploring distinctive features of Latin American social and cultural patterns and examples drawn from a variety of Latin American societies.
Semester Offered: Odd Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explain the details of the argument over whether such an entity as 'Latin America' exists.
2. Define the anthropological concept of culture and show how anthropologists use this concept to account for similarities and differences among Latin American societies.
3. Describe and analyze the history and current situation of one specific Latin American country.
4. Compare and assess the structural forces that affect society and culture in Latin America.

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