College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
    Oct 24, 2018  
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

ANTH 039B. Globalization and Culture


What is globalization? Is globalization "cultural imperialism," Westernization, Americanization, or McDonaldization? Our class will examine such questions and critically analyze how global flows (of goods, capital, labor, information, and people) are shaping cultural practices and identities. We will study recent theories of globalization and transnationalism and read various ethnographic studies of how global processes are articulated and resisted in various cultural settings.
Theory course.
Social sciences.
Writing course.
1 credit.
Catalog chapter: Sociology and Anthropology  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/sociology-anthropology


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