Undergraduate Module Descriptor
ANT3109: Contemporary Capitalism, Critique and Resistance
This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.
Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:
- What is capitalism?
- Capitalism in historical perspective
- Personal responsibilisation
- The ‘restoration of class power’ and ideology
- Neoliberal governmentality
- Contemporary global social movements: GJM and Occupy
- The ‘end of history’?
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||22||11 x two-hour weekly lecture/seminar (or 1 hour lecture + 1 hour seminar)|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||2||Guidance for case-study analysis|
|Guided Independent Study||36||Readings for seminars and tutorials|
|Guided independent study||45||Researching and writing essay|
|Guided independent study||45||Researching and writing the case study commentary|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).