AbstractIn this paper you will investigate a contemporary practice from a culture other than the one in which you have primarily been raised. Remember that "cultures" sometimes but not always have the same boundaries as nation-states and you should take care to historically and culturally situate the practice that you study, or be clear that you are providing an...
- Subject Area(s):
- Cultural Sociology
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- Class Level(s):
- College 100
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Usage NotesPaper has been assigned in "Cultural Anthropology" and "Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective" classes. Both classes are also electives in Westminster College's Peace Studies minor and "Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective" is an elective in our Gender Studies minor.
Assignment is generally appropriate for Gender Studies and Sociology of Family...
Learning Goals and Assessments
- To distinguish and practice the skills of a) objective description b) scholarly explanation and c) thoughtful ethical evaluation. These skills reflect the Understand, Analyze and Evaluate thinking skills in Bloom’s revised taxonomy (see Appendix).
- To explore alternative possibilities for social organization and cultural forms
- To apply and improve information literacy skills