|METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week):
|Language of Instruction:
|Level of Study:
||Assist.Prof.Dr AYKAN ERDEMİR
||Fall or Spring Semesters.
The objective is to provide students with an historical overview of the development of the discipline as well as the basics of the kinship theory and terminology.
A cross-cultural comparison of kinship systems. Basic forms of descent and their relationship to residence, marriage, family forms and kinship terminologies. The relationship of kinship and family structure to ecological conditions, technology and economic and political structures.
By the end of the course, students will
- be able to understand and analyze advanced scholarly work on kinship.