||This is an online class with mandatory chat times on Thursdays, 5:00pm-6:00pm.
||Pre: ENG 100.
||This course focuses on contemporary Polynesian societies. Topics covered include subsistence and exchange; kinship, marriage, and family life; ritual and belief systems; rank and political leadership; and ideas about health and illness. Special attention will also be devoted to current issues affecting Polynesian peoples, such as population growth, migration, the problem of insuring economic growth in a global economy, the politics of identity, and health and environmental issues.
||Books may be purchased at the West Oahu bookstore or ordered online at http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/westoahu.
||Access the class through https://laulima.hawaii.edu. Use your UH username and password to login. Computer requirements for online courses and Laulima tutorials are available at http://www.uhwo.hawaii.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-student-tutorials/
||Monday, April 7, 2014 08:45:56