ANSO 379 From the Global to the Local: Anthropology of Social Change


This course offers a critical examination of the interaction between industrial nations of the developed world and indigenous and tribal societies of the Third and Fourth Worlds. Geographical focus will vary according to the instructor’s area of expertise. Topics covered will include most or all of the following: a concept of “progress,” human rights, environmental ethics, indigenous movements, the politics of development, and cultural tourism.

Pre-requistes: Any one of the following: either ANSO 103, or LAS 200, or GSS 200, or permission of the instructor.

Degree Requirements

Educational Studies Elective
Latin American Studies Elective