SANb1006 Kinship and Social Network

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
doc. Mgr. Eva Šlesingerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Alexandra Vrhel (seminar tutor)
Ing. Soňa Enenkelová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Eva Šlesingerová, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Tue 10:00–11:40 U35
! SAN104 Kinship and Social Network
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 8 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 15/8, only registered: 2/8, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/8
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
To introduce to the students basic key approaches to kinship studies and social network both in current as in historical social anthropology
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to discuss kinship terminology, topics related to marriage and aliances, dissolve of marriage. She will be able to identify various types of cohabitation and discuss romantic love and alliance theories, related to exchnage of woment.
  • Please follow the syllabus of the particular cohort.
    required literature
  • SKUPNIK, Jaroslav. Antropologie příbuzenství: příbuzenství, manželství a rodina v kulturněantropologické perspektivě. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství (SLON), 2010. Studijní texty. ISBN 978-80-7419-019-3.
Teaching methods
Lectures, seminars, discussion, group project
Assessment methods
Please follow the particular sylabus of the cohort in question.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022.
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