Units of Study

ANTH1002 - Anthropology and the Global

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Helen Freya Fewster


Anthropology's long-term ethnographic method, within a specific cultural setting, allows for a particularly intimate understanding of people's experiences of the social worlds they inhabit. This course shows the importance of this experiential intimacy for understanding some of the key issues associated with globalisation: the culturally diverse forms of global capitalism, the transnational communities emanating from global population movements, the transformations of colonial and post-colonial cultures, the rise of global movements and the corresponding transformation of Western nationalism.


1x2500wd essay (45%), 1x2hr exam (45%) and tutorial participation (10%)


readings will be available at the University Copy Centre


2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2



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