21A.101J Identity and Difference


Class Info

Examines several theoretical perspectives on human identity and focuses on processes of creating categories of acceptable and deviant identities; how identities are formed, how behaviors are labelled, and how people enter deviant roles and worlds; and responses to differences and strategies for coping with these responses. Describes how identity and difference are inescapably linked. Enrollment limited.

This class has no prerequisites.

21A.101J will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by J. Jackson.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

You can find more information at the MIT Anthropology: Undergraduate Subjects site.

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