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Teaching Resources

Here are some links to teaching resources and curricula.

Check the TASA website for links to general teaching resources, the American Sociological Association or the European economic sociology organisation for teaching resources and curricula.

Definitions

This is a useful list of economic terms and their meaning

For more detail on economic sociology – check out the International encyclopedia of economic sociology edited by Jens Beckert, Milan Zafirovski (2005)

The following videos may be useful

A great website and series of 13 lectures on Marx’s Capital with David Harvey.

An Economic History of Global Food Markets – Raj Patel

Davos Open Forum 2008 – Economic Growth

Fora TV – video clips on economic policy

The Economics of Climate Change: Risk, Ethics, a Global Deal the story of stuff

From Joseph Bosco ‘Economic anthropologists may be interested in the documentary “The Foods That Make Billions.”  It was three one-hour films shown on BBC-Two in March, on Bottled Water, Breakfast Cereal, and Yoghurt.  The first one is excellent, and features Richard Wilk making key points. The abbreviated radio documentaries can be streamed here (but they can no longer be downloaded as podcasts).  I’ve found that the first episode can be viewed on YouTube in four parts at the following locations. It seems ideal for classroom use.
1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsP6cMRC5LM
2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJ7hwrcohmg
3) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXpTSQek4So&NR=1
4) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHg0qhkS6Ng&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL

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