This course examines the variety of socio-political systems ranging from bands, tribes and chiefdoms to states. These different political systems are understood in relation to numerous types of social and economic systems.Such concepts as kinship, social status, and income levels, among others, are used to help analyze how these various political systems actually operate.The course also deals with the multiple ranges of political realities in complex, multicultural settings like the Arab world where more than one political system may operate in peoples’ lives.
Library of Congress Classes and Subclasses
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G: Gerography, Anthropology, Recreation
GN :492-495.2: Political organization. Political anthropology