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2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AFAS 3600 - African Extended Family (3)

Study in the extended family as a cultural form of social and political organization in Africa. Since the first form of the traditional family in Africa was the extended family, emphasis is placed on the values of communalism, collective work, cooperative economics, and community self-reliance. Attention is given to the family as the basic unit of social organization in African cultures.