Courses: Culture in the Global Economy (ANTHH218B01)

Spring 2010

Exploration of the impact of globalization on everyday life from an anthropological perspective. In this course, we will investigate the relationship between local cultures and global forces in particular settings and in the lives of actors, incuding consumers, workers, migrants, and tourists. In addition to reading selected examples of writing on globalization in other social sciences and the popular press, we will focus upon anthropological approaches to global phenomena such as consumption, labor, and social movements and the challenges they pose to theories of "culture."

Prerequisites: ANTH 102 or 103, or consent.

Fulfills: SO I

Meeting Times

TTh 10:00-11:30