Anthropology of Poverty and Welfare

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Anthropology of Poverty and Welfare

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University of California Santa Cruz

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ANTH 144

Course Description

Examines phenomena of poverty and welfare in cross-cultural perspective with an emphasis on critical ethnographies and social analyses of social pathologies, economic systems, and community. Topics include informal economies, labor, household systems, social-support networks, and public policies.

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