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ANTHROPOLOGY

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AT 3022 / AT 3522
SOCIETY AND NATURE
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr R Wishart

Pre-requisite(s): Open to all student at level 3 and above. Must have at least 15 credits in Anthropology or the permission of the Head of Department.

Note(s): This course will be available in the first half-session of 2012/13 as AT 3022.

The course interrogates the distinction between society and nature by examining several topics including wildlife management, protected places, ritual regulation, climate change, energy, and animal rights. Each topic will be examined to provide a historical examination of anthropology?s engagement with it as well as the challenges it presents today.

1 one-hour lecture and 1 one-hour tutorial per week.

1st Attempt: One 2,500 word essay (50%) and 1 three-hour written exam (50%).

Resit: 1 three-hour written exam (100%).