Anthropology and the Global (ANTH1002)

UNIT OF STUDY

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 unit 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.

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2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment

2500wd essay (45%) and 2hr exam (45%) and tutorial participation (10%)

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