Course Description for (CD) Kinship and the Family
(CD) Kinship and the Family
This course introduces students to the study of kinship and gender in an anthropological perspective. Topics covered include, but are not restricted to, gender distinctions, body images, descent, inheritance, courtship, love, marriage, family forms, kin networks, and new reproductive technologies. Students will be presented with detailed case studies both within and outside the Euro-American tradition.