2014-2015 Undergraduate Bulletin

ANT 330 American Cultural Pluralism and the Law

3 hours 

Culturally different groups use law in the United States to assert their rights and to maintain their cultural autonomy. They may also avoid courts and solve disputes within their communities. This course examines, through legal and ethnographic cases, the ways in which culturally different groups interact with law in the United States. The groups studied may include Native Americans and Native Hawaiians, African Americans, Asian Americans, Mormons, Amish, Rastafarians, Hasidic Jews, Latinos, Gypsies, gays, women and the homeless.




ENG 201