SOCI212-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Kinship and Family in Comparative Perspective

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021


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.


Any 15 points at 100 level from ANTH or SOCI, or
any 60 points at 100 level from the Schedule V of the BA.


ANTH312, ANTH212, GEND218, GEND318 and SOCI312

Equivalent Courses

ANTH212, GEND218

Course Coordinator

Zhifang Song


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Weekly questions and answers 5%
Facilitating tutorial discussion groups 5%
Attendance and participation 5%
Mid-term Test 30 Apr 2021 25%
Ethnographic Project and Fnal Essay 01 Apr 2021 20% Part 1: Data Collection
Ethnographic Project and Final Essay 04 Jun 2021 40% Part 2: 1500 words

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $785.00

International fee $3,500.00

* 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

  • SOCI212-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021