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Arzoo Osanloo
ANTH 537
Seattle Campus

Political Anthropology and Law

Seminar on special topics in politics and law and their interrelationships.

Class description

The course examines the relationship between law, culture and power in contemporary societies. The aim of this course is to examine law in society through theoretical approaches stemming from post-structural interventions, emphasizing human subjectivity, agency, and identity. In doing so, students will examine law in relationship with globalization, critical race theory, post-structuralist feminist theory, and post-colonial theory.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction


Recommended preparation

Anthro core or theory.

Class assignments and grading


Papers, presentations and discussions.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Arzoo Osanloo
Date: 02/20/2004