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Economy and Culture (ANTH2653)

Economic anthropology teaches that there are different kinds of economy, grounded in different forms of value (gift, commodity) and on different rationalities (kinship, chiefly, market). The nature of these differences is explored through ethnographic studies, as are the conflicts that arise from their articulation within a global system. Characterisations of economic practice are as corrupt, irrational, informal, black, profit as the work of the devil, money as bitter are treated as signs of such systemic conflict.

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

Assessment
1x2500wd essay (60%) and 1x2hr exam (40%)

Textbooks
reading lists will be available at the beginning of semester

Pre-requisites

12 Junior credit points in Anthropology

Details

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Anthropology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Census dates shows the latest date to cancel out of a unit*
HECS Band: 1
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