AnthropologyANTH 194I Consumption and Consumerism

Investigates cultural analysis of consumer society, commodities, and consumer practices. Students develop their own research projects. Themes include: critiques of consumer society; symbolic analysis of goods, consumption as resistance, anthropologies of marketing, culture jamming; consumption and (post) colonialism.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ANTH 1, ANTH 2, and ANTH 3; satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirement. Enrollment is restricted to senior anthropology majors.

Credits

5

Instructor

Mark Anderson