Antropology of Education

Antropology of Education

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 30

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): prof. dr. Krek Janez

Link between anthropology and education. The selected anthropological topics: kinship systems; marriage and family; sexual differentiation; social control; religion; social power.

Selected cultural phenomena and interpretation: initiation; totem and the logic of totemic classifications, totem and caste; taboo; incest; exogamy, endogamy; monogamy, polygamy, polyandry; patrilinear and matrilinear succession;
systems of transformations, universalization and particularization, categories, types, numbers; structure and function in primitive societies; stationary and cumulative; cultural needs, etc.

Education and human being as a biological and social being: anthropological models of interpretation of the human phenomenon; the importance of biological and social factors on individual Incarnation; criticism "nature-nurture" dyad.

Transmission of culture (inculturation): basic concepts and models of the transmission of culture; inculturation; factors of the transmission of culture; comparison of the transmission of culture in indigenous and modern societies;

Links insights of anthropology and issues and theories of moral philosophy. Cultural norms of normality in non-European cultures and discomfort in culture.