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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.

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

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

reading lists will be available at the beginning of semester


12 Junior credit points in Anthropology


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

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
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