SOAN 285 Culture and Power in the Middle East
Content: Introduction to the anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa, with an emphasis on the relationship between global and local forms of social hierarchy and cultural power. Topics include tribalism, ethnicity, colonialism, nationalism, gender, religious practices, migration, the politics of identity.
Prerequisites: SOAN 100 or SOAN 110.
Usually offered: Annually, fall semester.
Semester credits: 4.