ANT378H1: Gift, Money, and Finance

Hours

24L

This course introduces dialogue between anthropological literature and other disciplinary studies in regards to the economy and culture of gift and money transaction as a key aspect of human society. Studying the history of gift and money economy from agricultural societies and diverse developments of finance market culture in recent era through various perspectives (e.g., ethnographic, sociological, politico-economic, and historical views), this course aims to train students developing a critical understanding of capitalism.

Prerequisite
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)