Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ANTH 623 - VALUES AND VALUABLES

Long Title: VALUES AND VALUABLES
Department: Anthropology
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Conceptually and ethnographically explores different value regimes and the objects and subjects that help define them. Reviews theories of value and explores the creative configurations that people around the world make of them. Some of the topics include: capitalism and financial capitalism, the materialization of value, affective attachments to valuables, and the social life of valuables.