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SOSAA2.1 Anthropological Perspectives on Society/ ISSS 6 op
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Social Anthropology

General description

A book exam advancing the basic studies in Social Anthropology.

Learning outcomes

To introduce different social structures and cultural practices through case studies.


The literature opens new research angles to giving meanings in the interaction between the local and the global and the private and the public.

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study

Literature examination. Essay option must be discussed with the teacher beforehand. The availability of thematic seminars varies yearly.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Select four books of the following:

1. Carsten, After kinship. Cambridge University Press 2004.

2. Englund, Prisoners of Freedom. Human Rights and the African Poor. University of California Press 2006.

3. Katz,  Growing up Global. Economic Restructuring and Children´s Everyday Lives. University of Minnesota Press 2004.

4. Piot, Remotely Global. The University of Chicago Press 1999.

5. White, Islamist Mobilization in Turkey. The University of Washington Press 2002.

Belongs to following study modules

Yhteiskunta- ja kulttuuritieteiden yksikkö
Social Anthropology (Sosiaaliantropologia/ISSS)
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