Department of Sociology

SOC420 ECONOMIC ANTHROPOLOGY

Course Code: 2320420
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr KATHARINA BODIRSKY
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

The chass introduces students to select classic and contemporary work in economic anthropology. The course covers themes such as developments and debates in the subfield of economic anthropology, gift economies and reciprocity, the role of non-capitalist societies in the making of a capitalist world-system, planned/shortage economies and post-socialist transition, Fordism and post-Fordism/neoliberalism, development, production, reproduction, and distribution in agricultural, industrial, and post-industrial contexts, consumption property, money and debt, and economic crisis-from a cross-cultural, historical comparative, ethnographic perspective.

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