University of Calgary

ANTH 479 - (Geog 479)Housing and Society - Winter 2016

Examines interactions between housing and social organization in cross-cultural context. Emphasizes the varied types of built form, their cultural meanings, implications for social life within households and for society more broadly, and their political and economic consequences. Pays particular attention to contemporary housing problems such as homelessness and urban sprawl.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Anthropology 379 or Geography 351. Also known as: (Geography 479)


This course will be offered next in Winter 2017.
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