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ANTH 3162 Anthropology of Law and Order

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ANTHR 35.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours; 3 credits

The use of force by individuals and governments. Nature of law. Cross-cultural perspectives on crimes, terrorism, and police and military organizations. Case studies from various cultures at band, tribe, chiefdom, and complex industrial levels of organization. (Not open to students who have taken Anthropology 3010 [10] in Fall, 1992, or Spring, 1994.)

Prerequisite: Anthropology 1000 or Anthropology 2100.


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