Course: ANTH 486. Interrogating Globalization: The Ethnography of Global Problems (3)
Prerequisites: ANTH 152 or equivalent; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam. Preparatory: ANTH 300 or ANTH 315 or completion of regional distribution requirement. This course studies globalization using ethnography. It examines both the debates related to characterizing globalization and ethnographies that analyze some of its aspects, such as the rise of high-tech societies, the decentralization and feminization of labor, the dynamics and consequences of international migration and the causes and impacts of international commodity trade. Available for graduate credit.