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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