ANTHRCUL 333 - Non-Western Legal Systems, I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Anthropology, Cultural (ANTHRCUL)
Department: LSA Anthropology
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
Sophomore standing.
Other Course Info:
F.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The nature, function, and development of law. Law and society. Problems of social control: why is law obeyed in societies without courts and in societies with courts. Dispute settlement procedures and the judicial process; civil and criminal law; principles of liability for legal wrongs; women, class and community; the impact of Western law on customary, tribal, or aboriginal law. Case studies from Africa, Middle East, Asia, Europe, the Americas. A good introduction to comparative law from an anthropological perspective. Requirements: four 3-5 page papers, or three 6-8 page student papers. Lecture/discussion format.

ANTHRCUL 333 - Non-Western Legal Systems, I
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