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Contemporary Ghanaian Society and Culture


Examination of Ghanaian family structure, gender roles, religious beliefs, social stratification, political economy, and inter-ethnic relations. Special emphasis is placed on understanding the legacy of colonialism and efforts to develop a national culture.

Fulfills a major & minor requirement in Anthropology.
Fufills a requirement in the Africana Studies major (Geographic Region: Africa).
Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought requirement.


Offered in alternating years as part of the Davidson in Ghana summer program.