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EMOTIONS AND CAPITALISM
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Germany - Free University of Berlin - 'Free Univ. Berlin'
UC Course SubjectHistory
Number & Suffix: 107
Full UC Title: EMOTIONS AND CAPITALISM 
Transcript Title: EMOTIONS&CAPITALISM 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: No economic system is attributed so much rationality and at the same time so much emotion as capitalism. The critics of capitalism attribute negative feelings to its detractors, such as greed. Its advocates, in contrast, attempt to evoke positive feelings such as happiness and joy among consumers and employees alike. The seminar addresses this area of tension by asking about the fundamental role of emotions in capitalism. The first part of the seminar deals with the historical foundations of capitalism and asks from an economic, academic, and emotional perspective for the importance of feelings in the literature on capitalism. The second part of the seminar focuses on linking the historical perspective to current discussions, and on the basis of capitalism-critical sources, illuminating the question of whether areas of society are shaped by emotional practices that actually or supposedly correspond to the economics of capitalism. 
Language of Instruction: German
 
Partner Title: EMOTIONEN UND KAPITALISMUS 
Partner University Department: Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut für Geschichtswissenschaft 
Partner University Course Number: 13203