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Mediaand Culture of Money

This course examines the culture of money& finance, and the role of the media & popular culture in making sense of economics.It engages with the ways that money, finance, & economics are shaped in part through media representations, that finance is not simply a system but also a culture, & that capitalism shapes world views.The course examines the history of ways of thinking about money, the centrality of financial markets in 20th-21st century globalization, & the examination of financial systems in the wake of the 2008 financial meltdown.Students will explore the role of money media in shaping attitudes toward consumerism, financial decisions, & finance systems.

Course #
MCC-UE 1404
Units
4
Term
Spring, Fall
Department