Courses: Anthropology of China (ANTHH244B01)

Spring 2012

Recent work on the anthropology of China will be the focus of this course. Readings and discussion will emphasize issues of socio-cultural, economic, and political change from the early decades of the twentieth century to the present. Special attention will be given to family and gender, religious practice and belief, revolution and reform, migration, consumption and materialism, and individualism and civil society. Students will be asked to reflect on the relationship between political-economic change and changes in social formations.

Prerequisites: One course in ANTH or EAST.

Fulfills: SO I


Anthropology (Web site)

Taught By

Rubie S. Watson (Profile)


Haverford, Gest 102

Meeting Times

TTh 10:00-11:30