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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTB20H3
Professor
Girish Daswani
Semester
Winter

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ANTB20 Week Seven February 25, 2013 Global capitalism There are certain geographic hubs of technology E.g. silicon valley See the next assignment online – intranet 1990s – when we started thinking about globalization Globalization has very real material effects With tech, there are theories about how the world is changing How are we interacting in ways that are different from pre-globalization? How do we think about our future? How do call centres demonstrate globalization? Time and space are compressed Post-fordist era Beyond mechanization Ford – factories as places in which things are built Relationship to things is now different Information is no longer in a place – it is now networked Labour is outsourced – no longer where product is manufactured Neoliberalism – a shift in the way we think about the world States will invite certain forms of investment from overseas Privatization Open borders Model of thinking about cha
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