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ANTHRO 237

: Economy and Culture
2023 Semester One (1233)
Explores economic systems cross-culturally, including modes of production, forms of exchange, and ideas about property and consumption. Questions and critiques Euro-American assumptions about human nature, social persons, and the ubiquity and morality of markets and market exchange.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage I in Anthropology or Employment Relations and Organisational Studies
Restriction: ANTHRO 374
202

ANTHRO 237

: Economy and Culture
2022 Semester One (1223)
Explores economic systems cross-culturally, including modes of production, forms of exchange, and ideas about property and consumption. Questions and critiques Euro-American assumptions about human nature, social persons, and the ubiquity and morality of markets and market exchange.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage I in Anthropology or Employment Relations and Organisational Studies
Restriction: ANTHRO 374
203

ANTHRO 241

: Anthropology of the Body
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Examines cultural and historical variations in how societies understand and experience the human body. The focus will be primarily on social, historical, and political-economic approaches. Topics such as labour, sport, health, illness, sexuality, gender, and religious ritual will be considered. Explores the cultural construction and social experience of the human body in a diverse range of settings.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or 30 points in Anthropology
Restriction: ANTHRO 354
204

ANTHRO 247

: Anthropology Today: Debates in Culture
2020 Semester Two (1205)
The primary aim is to provide students with an introduction to some of the more topical and controversial themes that social anthropologists are currently engaged with. Topics include: the culture of terrorism, anthropology and cyberculture, the anthropological study of prisons, race and racism, and the politics of representation.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or 30 points in Anthropology
Restriction: ANTHRO 331
205

ANTHRO 250

: World-view and Religion
2022 Semester One (1223)
Anthropological approaches to religion and world-view. Includes cross-cultural approaches to meaning, belief, religious experience, ritual and myth. Issues of religion, ideology, syncretism, symbolism in social conflict and change. Considers local and world religions.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or 30 points in Anthropology or Theological and Religious Studies or Sociology
Restriction: ANTHRO 319
206

ANTHRO 252

: Global Heritage Management
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Globally, archaeological features and historic monuments are increasingly threatened by urban development, looting, antiquities trafficking, and effects of climate change. Using an archaeological perspective, state-of-the-art recording technologies, community partnerships, legislation, management systems, and the role of museums in conservation and exhibition will be examined. Case studies from Aotearoa, Pacific and elsewhere illustrate major issues, contradictions, and controversies, alongside effective heritage management.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or 101 or 102 or 103 or 104 or 60 points passed
207

ANTHRO 252

: Global Heritage Management
2021 Semester One (1213)
Globally, archaeological features and historic monuments are increasingly threatened by urban development, looting, antiquities trafficking, and effects of climate change. Using an archaeological perspective, state-of-the-art recording technologies, community partnerships, legislation, management systems, and the role of museums in conservation and exhibition will be examined. Case studies from Aotearoa, Pacific and elsewhere illustrate major issues, contradictions, and controversies, alongside effective heritage management.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or 101 or 102 or 103 or 104 or 60 points passed
208

ANTHRO 301

: Contemporary Research in Music and Culture
2024 Semester One (1243)
A seminar-style course covering a range of current topics and methods in ethnomusicology. Examines selected theories, methods, and perspectives on the roles and meanings of musical activity in contemporary human culture. We will view music as a symbolic component of cultural expression and as both focus and paradigm for cultural structures and behaviours.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 202 or 30 points at Stage II in Transnational Cultures and Creative Practice
Restriction: ANTHRO 219
209

ANTHRO 301

: Contemporary Research in Music and Culture
2023 Semester One (1233)
A seminar-style course covering a range of current topics and methods in ethnomusicology. Examines selected theories, methods, and perspectives on the roles and meanings of musical activity in contemporary human culture. We will view music as a symbolic component of cultural expression and as both focus and paradigm for cultural structures and behaviours.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 202 or 30 points at Stage II in Transnational Cultures and Creative Practice
Restriction: ANTHRO 219
210

ANTHRO 301

: Contemporary Research in Music and Culture
2022 Semester One (1223)
A seminar-style course covering a range of current topics and methods in ethnomusicology. Examines selected theories, methods, and perspectives on the roles and meanings of musical activity in contemporary human culture. We will view music as a symbolic component of cultural expression and as both focus and paradigm for cultural structures and behaviours.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 202 or 30 points at Stage II in Transnational Cultures and Creative Practice
Restriction: ANTHRO 219
211

ANTHRO 301

: Contemporary Research in Music and Culture
2021 Semester One (1213)
A seminar-style course covering a range of current topics and methods in ethnomusicology. Examines selected theories, methods, and perspectives on the roles and meanings of musical activity in contemporary human culture. We will view music as a symbolic component of cultural expression and as both focus and paradigm for cultural structures and behaviours.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 202 or 30 points at Stage II in Transnational Cultures and Creative Practice
Restriction: ANTHRO 219
212

ANTHRO 301

: Contemporary Research in Music and Culture
2020 Semester One (1203)
A seminar-style course covering a range of current topics and methods in ethnomusicology. Examines selected theories, methods, and perspectives on the roles and meanings of musical activity in contemporary human culture. We will view music as a symbolic component of cultural expression and as both focus and paradigm for cultural structures and behaviours.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 202 or 30 points at Stage II in Transnational Cultures and Creative Practice
Restriction: ANTHRO 219
213

ANTHRO 306

: Pacific Archaeology
2024 Semester Two (1245)
The archaeology of the Pacific region, including colonisation, settlement patterns, interisland trade, traditional navigation, cultural change, emergence of complex societies and ethnohistory.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 60 points at Stage II
Restriction: ANTHRO 706
214

ANTHRO 306

: Pacific Archaeology
2024 Summer School (1240)
The archaeology of the Pacific region, including colonisation, settlement patterns, interisland trade, traditional navigation, cultural change, emergence of complex societies and ethnohistory.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 60 points at Stage II
Restriction: ANTHRO 706
215

ANTHRO 306

: Pacific Archaeology
2023 Semester Two (1235)
The archaeology of the Pacific region, including colonisation, settlement patterns, interisland trade, traditional navigation, cultural change, emergence of complex societies and ethnohistory.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 60 points at Stage II
Restriction: ANTHRO 706
216

ANTHRO 306

: Pacific Archaeology
2023 Summer School (1230)
The archaeology of the Pacific region, including colonisation, settlement patterns, interisland trade, traditional navigation, cultural change, emergence of complex societies and ethnohistory.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 60 points at Stage II
Restriction: ANTHRO 706
217

ANTHRO 306

: Pacific Archaeology
2022 Semester One (1223)
The archaeology of the Pacific region, including colonisation, settlement patterns, interisland trade, traditional navigation, cultural change, emergence of complex societies and ethnohistory.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 60 points at Stage II
Restriction: ANTHRO 706
218

ANTHRO 306

: Pacific Archaeology
2021 Summer School (1210)
The archaeology of the Pacific region, including colonisation, settlement patterns, interisland trade, traditional navigation, cultural change, emergence of complex societies and ethnohistory.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 60 points at Stage II
Restriction: ANTHRO 706
219

ANTHRO 306

: Pacific Archaeology
2020 Semester One (1203)
The archaeology of the Pacific region, including colonisation, settlement patterns, interisland trade, traditional navigation, cultural change, emergence of complex societies and ethnohistory.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 60 points at Stage II
Restriction: ANTHRO 706
220

ANTHRO 309

: Quantitative Methods in Anthropology
2021 Semester One (1213)
Introduces analytical approaches to anthropological data, emphasising application of statistical principles to research design. Strongly recommended for all students of anthropology considering postgraduate study. Concepts and topics include: variable scales, operational definitions, sampling, choosing appropriate statistical tests, error, measures of central tendency and dispersion, accuracy, bias and validity. This course assumes only a limited mathematical background.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 200 or 201 or 203 or 120 points passed
Restriction: SOCSCRES 300
221

ANTHRO 309

: Quantitative Methods in Anthropology
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Introduces analytical approaches to anthropological data, emphasising application of statistical principles to research design. Strongly recommended for all students of anthropology considering postgraduate study. Concepts and topics include: variable scales, operational definitions, sampling, choosing appropriate statistical tests, error, measures of central tendency and dispersion, accuracy, bias and validity. This course assumes only a limited mathematical background.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 200 or 201 or 203 or 120 points passed
Restriction: SOCSCRES 300
222

ANTHRO 317

: Field Methods in Archaeology
2024 Semester One (1243)
Participation in a field school involving an intensive introduction to all aspects of excavation and subsequent laboratory analysis and report preparation.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 200 passed with a grade of B- or higher
Restriction: ANTHRO 737
223

ANTHRO 317

: Field Methods in Archaeology
2023 Semester One (1233)
Participation in a field school involving an intensive introduction to all aspects of excavation and subsequent laboratory analysis and report preparation.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 200 passed with a grade of B- or higher
Restriction: ANTHRO 737
224

ANTHRO 319

: World-view and Religion
2022 Semester One (1223)
Anthropological approaches to religion and world-view. Includes cross-cultural approaches to meaning, belief, religious experience, ritual and myth. Issues of religion, ideology, syncretism, symbolism in social conflict and change. Considers local and world religions.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 203 or 30 points at Stage II
Restriction: ANTHRO 250
225

ANTHRO 321

: Equality and Inequality
2024 Semester One (1243)
Examines conceptualisations, realities and consequences of equality and inequality cross-culturally. Considers whether there are egalitarian societies and whether inequality is inevitable. Covers types and systems of inequality such as slavery, gender inequality, caste and class, as well as differences between economic and political inequality, and between equality of opportunity and equality of results.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II