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as of 6/16/2019

WORKING WITH VALUE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Melbourne - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectAnthropology
Number & Suffix: 128
Full UC Title: WORKING WITH VALUE 
Transcript Title: WORKING WITH VALUE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course explores how people come to value things as they do, critically engaging with a range of theoretical and ethnographic literature to ask how value may be created, enhanced and realised in different ways. It introduces ways that anthropologists analyse and interpret variation in economic behavior and economic systems, examining the assumptions about human behavior that inform classical, political and moral approaches to economics, and where these different approaches locate the source of value. Ethnographic examples from systems of different complexity are used to explore topics such as: division of labor; gift and commodity economies; formal and informal economies; consumption, identity and consumer society; the meaning of money and its effects. It familiarizes students not only with how local economies work, but also with implications of the emerging global economy and the ways it is transforming local and regional economic logics. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: WORKING WITH VALUE 
Partner University Department: Anthropology 
Partner University Course Number: ANTH20007