Equality and Inequality

Please note: this is archived course information from 2022 for ANTHRO 321.


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.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for ANTHRO 321.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Semester 2


Coordinator(s) Dr Mark Busse


ANTHRO 321: 15 points


ANTHRO 203 or 30 points at Stage II