Life Within Capitalism: A History of its Values, Measures and Struggles


Examination of how capitalism has profoundly shaped people's ethical values, with focus on United States. Investigates central developments behind history of capitalism; explores key struggles that led to formation of capitalist logic (choices, values, goals); traces impact of capitalist goals and measures on ethical values and choices; examines discussions about possible future developments within capitalism.
Curriculum Codes
  • EI
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • ECON 270
  • ETHICS 271
  • HISTORY 284
  • PUBPOL 249
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring