Bachelor of Arts → Anthropology → Semester I

Introduction to Social-Cultural Anthropology (ANT-C-113)


Description
Dear students,
Welcome to your introductory paper in Social-Cultural Anthropology. Across a series of four units, this paper will introduce you to anthropological perspectives and address the different concepts within Social Anthropology.

Semester : I

Content
  • UNIT 0: BASELINE ANALYSIS
  • Course Objectives and Outcomes
  • Course Syllabus_pdf
  • Course Syllabus_pptx
  • Intro 1: Introduction to Anthropology_pptx
  • Intro 1: Class Exercise
  • UNIT I: ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE AND ORIENTATION, SCOPE, RELEVANCE...
  • 1. Learning Outcomes_docx
  • 1.1. Anthropological Perspectives and Orientation: Holism_pdf
  • 1.1. Class Exercise
  • 1.2. Anthropological Perspective and Orientation: Cultural Relativism_pdf
  • 1.2. Class Exercise
  • 1.3. Anthropological Perspectives and Orientation: Comparison_pdf
  • 1.3. Class Exercise
  • 1.4. Anthropological Perspective and Orientation: Fieldwork_pdf
  • 1.4. Class Exercise
  • 1.5. Scope of Social Anthropology_pdf
  • 1.5. Class Exercise
  • 1.6. Relevance of Social Anthropology_pdf
  • 1.6. Class Exercise
  • 1.7. Relationship of social anthropology with other disciplines_pdf
  • 1.7. Class Exercise
  • UNIT II: CONCEPTS OF SOCIETY AND CULTURE, STATUS, ROLE, SOCIAL STRATIFICATION...
  • 2. Learning Outcomes_docx
  • 2.1. Concept of Society_pdf
  • 2.1. Class Exercise
  • 2.1.1. Concept of Society and Culture (Source: egyankosh_IGNOU)
  • 2.1.1. Class Exercise
  • 2.2. Concept of Culture_pdf
  • 2.2. Class Exercise
  • 2.3. Concept of Status_pdf
  • 2.4. Concept of Role_pdf
  • 2.5. Relation between Status and Role_pdf
  • 2.3-2.5. Class Exercise
  • 2.6. Social Stratification_pdf
  • 2.7. Civil Society_pdf
  • UNIT III: SOCIAL-CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS
  • 3.1. Socio-cultural Institutions_pdf
  • 3.2. Family_pdf
  • 3.3. Marriage_pdf
  • 3.4. Kinship_pdf
  • 3.5. Religion_pdf
  • UNIT IV: LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY
  • 4. Linguistic Anthropology_pdf
  • 4.1. Cultural setting of language_pdf
  • 4.2. Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis_pdf
  • 4.3. Cultural analysis of colour and kinship terminologies_pdf
  • 4.4. Lingua-franca and language_pdf
  • 4.5. Multilingualism and Diglossia_pdf
  • Unit 100: Advanced Skills/ Additional Study Materials
  • 2.3. Status and Role (Source: NIOS, Sociology: Basic concepts)
  • 2.3. Class Exercise
  • 2.6. Social Stratification (Source: NIOS)
  • 2.6. Class Exercise
  • PRACTICAL SECTION
  • Introduction
  • Schedule & Questionnaire
  • Observation
  • Interview
  • Case study & Life history
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed