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)