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Spring 2013 Semester
Jun 18, 2018
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ANTH 3120 - Consumer Cultures
Introduces students to anthropological theories of consumption and debates about the “social life of things.” Explores the politics invested in material objects ranging from hijab fashions in Teheran to forms of global hipsterism, debates about nationalism and commodity cultures, as well as the political economy of production and consumption. Includes, but is not limited to, commodity fetishism, value, social/cultural capital, distinction, neoliberalism, consumerism, and materiality. Prereq. (a) ANTH 1101 or SOCL 1101 and (b) sophomore standing or above.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Sociology and Anthropology Department

Course Attributes:
UG Col Socl Sci & Humanities

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     

Undergraduate level ANTH 1101 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level SOCL 1101 Minimum Grade of D-

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