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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ANTH 352. Birth, Death, Sex: Exploring Demography

3.00 (B,C)
Crosslisted with SOCI 352  

Fertility (birth) and mortality (death) and their biological and social determinants in cross-cultural and evolutionary/historical frameworks. Exploration of the dynamic between the material constraints on and symbolic significance of, reproduction, sexuality and death within a cultural context. Critical examination of population growth as a global “problem.” Basic demographic methods. Prerequisite: Any lower level course in anthropology or sociology or permission of the instructor.