CORC 3208 Comparative Studies in Cultures and Transformation
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CC 20.08.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Multidisciplinary exploration of the cultures and history of at least two societies. Thematic emphasis. Themes drawn from issues such as colonization, gender, urbanization, social movements, race and ethnic relations, north/south/east-west dyads, religion, nationalism, geography, encounter, diasporic communities, core-periphery, modernity and modernization, globalization, and transnationalism. A minimum of two world areas chosen from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East and the Pacific Islands. Comparison of selected cultural clusters and social themes.
Junior standing and satisfaction of the requirements of any three lower-tier core courses.
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