Economic Anthropology

Economic Anthropology

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): prof. dr. Simonič Peter

Historical development and fundamental paradigms of economic anthropological. Presentation of various economic thoughts and organisations, subsistence, exchange, distribution and consumption - up to contemporary theoretical models (networking, globalisation, capitals). Lectures are based on the ethnographic examples. Examples of Slovenian political and economic history and the present are compared with cases from around the world. Presentation of the diversity of contemporary political-economic strategies, social organizations and ideologies: hunting and gathering, agriculture, industry. Ecological, symbolic, psychological and other connections of economic anthropology are also taken into account.