Faculty of Arts


ANTHRO 244

The Politics of Culture


Description

A critical exploration of contemporary debates on and around the idea of "culture". Focuses particularly on controversies at the interface between anthropology and politics, from problems of cultural translation and the appropriation of culture, to the politicisation of culture, multiculturalism and the rise of the "consumer culture".

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Cris Shore

Assessment

Coursework only

Points

ANTHRO 244: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

ANTHRO 100 or 101 or 102 or 103 or 104 or 60 points passed

Restrictions

ANTHRO 330


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