ANT314: Modernization and Development
This course studies the processes, by which cultures change and modernize,
focusing on economic, political, legal and symbolic concerns in developed and developing nations.
The requirements in Arts and Humanities, History, the Social and Behavioral
Sciences, and the Natural and Life Sciences are intended to help you to:
- understand the historical frameworks of and interactions between diverse disciplines.
- understand and apply research techniques from different disciplines.
- learn how to collect, organize, and interpret data using current technology.
- assess the validity of diverse sources of information.
Atwood, Margaret (2004). ORYX AND CRAKE. NYC: New York: Anchor Books.
Eriksen, Thomas Hylland (2007). GLOBALIZATION : THE KEY CONCEPTS. Oxford: Berg.
Friedman, Thomas (2006). THE WORLD IS FLAT: A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE 21ST CENTURY.
Ferrar,Straus, & Giroux.
Iyer, Pico (1989) Video Night in Kathmandu: And Other Reports from the Not-so-Far
East. NYC: Knopf Publishing Group.