This course introduces students to some of the debates relating to the current financial crisisboth within and beyond the field of finance itself. Combining media accounts with scholarly critiques of the current structures for money making, this course is primarily committed to theorizing the culture of capitalism in the early 21st Century. The larger inter-disciplinary framework for the course encompasses inter-related fields of inquiry including anthropology, cultural geography, and political economy. 3 units.
Course originates in Cultural Anthropology.