ANTH1550

Race and Racism in the Modern World

3 Credits

University Transfer Course 13-3-0

This course gives an anthropological perspective on how the concept of race has been used to understand biological and cultural variation among humans. Issues and topics discussed will include multiculturalism, ethnic identity, prejudice, ethnocentrism, racism, eugenics and the persistence of ethnic identity in the face of globalization. Case studies from different parts of the world will be used to illustrate these concepts, including current issues of interest in Canada.

Prerequisites: ANTH1500 or ANTH1501