Course Detail

Contemporary Chinese Society and Culture

Instructor
Lozada

Examines Chinese society from the bottom up, with an emphasis on the structure of everyday life. The periods under examination include pre-revolutionary China (including Taiwan and Hong Kong), socialist China, and post-socialist China. Topics include marriage and reproductive strategies, lineage organization, inheritance patterns, gender roles, and religion and life cycle rituals.

Satisfies a major & minor requirement in Anthropology.

Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought distribution requirement.


Prerequisites:

(Spring 2017; offered in alternating years.)