Fall 2012

Anthropology of Education

Listed in: Anthropology and Sociology, as ANTH-215

Moodle site: Course

Faculty

Vanessa L. Fong (Section 01)

Description

This course looks at the meanings and purposes of various kinds of educational practices, policies, and discourses in schools, families, and social organizations, and how they affect and are affected by social processes and power relationships, in the U.S. and in several other countries.  We will consider the effects of particular kinds of educational discourses, experiences, policies, and practices on students' academic achievements, preparation for particular kinds of work, and understandings, practices, and experiences of citizenship, nationalism, race, ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic stratification.

Limited to 30 students.  Fall semester.  Professor Fong.

Offerings

2016-17: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2012