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AT 3027 / AT 3527
ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY
CREDIT POINTS 30

Course Co-ordinator: Dr A Arnason

Pre-requisite(s): 15 credits in anthropology at Level 1 and 45 credits in Anthropology at level 2.

Note(s): The course is compulsory for Level 3 students in Anthropology. This course will be available in the first half-session of 2012/13 as AT 3027.

The course explores theoretical developments and current debates in anthropology. These are explored thematically. An emphasis is placed on students using theoretical ideas to analyse empirical, ethnographic material.

2 one-hour lectures and one tutorial to be arranged per week.

1st Attempt: 1 three-hour written examination (60%); continuous assessment - annotated bibliography (10%), research journal (10%), research essay (20%) - (40%). Word limit for the bibliography is 300-500 word introduction and annotation to 8-10 academic articles/books. There is no word limit for the journal. The word limit for the research essay is 3,000-3,500 words.

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