Using the textbook Essentials of Cultural Anthropology. After reading about the roots of the Global Economy, we turned to the second part of chapter 10, “The Global Economy.” We were particularly interested here in the sections on class and inequality. The next class took on Politics and Power.

For an attempt to address issues of social class and inequality in Intro-to-Anthropology, see the 2021 Naturalizing Inequality.

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