The overall aim of this course is to develop a critical focus on theoretical and methodological issues in anthropology and the social sciences, and to develop research skills. We will first look at the more general issues confronting the social sciences and their relationship to the natural sciences. Then we will examine the questions of whether anthropology is methodologically distinctive, and of what constitutes a problem in anthropology, and in the social sciences more generally. This will provide a platform for the examination of the central issue of how theory can be related to empirical material. Throughout we will be giving attention to relevant library and literature research skills.
Incompatibility: ANTH6513 C Honours
Weekly summaries (35%) and final essay (65%).
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One 2-hour seminar per week
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3278||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|