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INTRODUCTION TO THEORIES OF CULTURE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Ghana - University of Ghana, Legon - 'Univ. of Ghana'
UC Course SubjectAnthropology
Number & Suffix: 113
Full UC Title: INTRODUCTION TO THEORIES OF CULTURE 
Transcript Title: THEORIES OF CULTURE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: The course provides a study of different perspectives of the definition of culture. It covers various theories of culture, including theories that explain spatial and temporal transformations. Examples are drawn from Ghana and other countries in Africa and beyond to understand culture from a global perspective. Readings focus on commentaries and original anthropological works. The course provides an understanding of the relationships between theories and anthropological presentations of cultures. It also facilitates an understanding of the culture concept and how anthropologists, including archaeologists give meaning to the data they collect in the field. Texts: Benedict, Ruth Fulton, PSYCHOLOGICAL TYPES IN THE CULTURES OF THE SOUTHWEST; Boas, Franz, THE LIMITATIONS OF THE COMPARATIVE METHOD IN ANTHROPOLOGY; D'Andrade, Roy, MORAL MODELS IN ANTHROPOLOGY; Levi-Strauss, STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS IN LINGUISTICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: INTRODUCTION TO THEORIES OF CULTURE 
Partner University Department: Archaeology and Heritage Studies 
Partner University Course Number: ARCH327