Kinship and Society

The broad objective of this course is to understand how concepts of kinship, family and marriage practices shape an individual’s identity. In particular the course will focus on the fundamentals of Kinship Sociology. Additionally the course will also elaborate on the main concepts associated with institutions such as kinship, family and marriage. Finally, the course will draw from the theories of kinship and family structures to understand the recent changes in family norms and marriage practices in the backdrop of globalization.



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