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Dr. Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi does research in Gujarat, India

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Dr. Daniel Goldstein in Belgium

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Recently graduated anthropology major continues her work and studies

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Dr. Dorothy Hodgson and Maasai activist Ndini Kimesera Sikar at the U.N. in NYC

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Student discusses honors poster on “Undocumented Mexican Women in New Brunswick”

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Dr. David Hughes at Fukushima Workshop, Tokyo

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Graduate student meets orangutan as a T.A. in Borneo with Rutgers Study Abroad "Primates, Ecology and Conservation in Indonesia"

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Student discusses Honors work at historic site in Trappe, PA with Chair, Dr. Craig Feibel

01:070:360 Law, Justice, Rights

3 credits
Course Description: Varied meanings and practices of justice and rights as they are defined and enacted within and beyond the law.  Readings will review key texts in the anthropology of law, politics, and governance, and contemporary ethnographic studies focused on topics such as crime, health, immigration, power and inequality, national identity and personhood, social movements, policing, punishment, and security in various socio-cultural contexts.  Prerequisites 01:070:101, or 108, or permission of the instructor.

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