Topics in Econ/Consumption
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Times & Locations
|Start Date||End Date||Days||Time||Location|
|8/30/2021||12/13/2021||TR||9:40am - 11:00am||PCBE G25|
This is an interdisciplinary and writing-intensive course. It is perfect for majors in Economics, Marketing, History, Environmental Conservation, Sociology/Anthro, and Women’s Studies (gender is often discussed). The course focuses upon how mass consumer society was built, how economists historically understood consumption, and concludes with powerful critiques of mass consumption.