SOCI212-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019

Kinship and Family in Comparative Perspective

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 18 February 2019
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2019
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 1 March 2019
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 10 May 2019


This course focuses on the importance and nature of family and kinship in the construction and maintenance of social relations by individuals as well as groups, in a variety of ethnographic contexts.


15 points of SOCI or ANTH at 100 level; OR 45 points in related subjects with the approval of the Head of Department.


ANTH312, ANTH212, GEND218, GEND318 and SOCI312

Equivalent Courses

ANTH212, GEND218

Course Coordinator

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences Head of Department


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Ethnographic Project and Final Essay 31 May 2019 40% Part 2: 1500 words
Leading Discussion 10% Each student will have two oportuities to lead the group discussion
Attendance and participation 5%
Mid-term Test 26 Mar 2019 25%
Ethnographic Project and Fnal Essay 05 Apr 2019 20% Part 1: Data Collection

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $761.00

International fee $3,188.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All SOCI212 Occurrences

  • SOCI212-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019