Cultural Anthropology (2009/2010)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S00742
Name of lecturer
Carlotta Saletti Salza
Coordinator
Carlotta Saletti Salza
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-DEA/01 - DEMOLOGY, ETHNOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. 1B dal Nov 16, 2009 al Jan 17, 2010.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The acquisition of social and cultural anthropology key notions with a special concern in the ethnography of organizations.

Syllabus

The course intends:
to introduce social and cultural anthropology key notions (as the anthropological concepts of culture and society), objects (human social and cultural variability) and methods (ethnography);
to focus on the particular approach of the ethnography of the organizations, showing, also through a comparison with other disciplines as sociology, the methodological peculiarity and the different quality of the knowledge acquired by an anthropological approach in the study of organizations.

Bibliography

U. Fabietti, Elementi di antropologia culturale, Città di Castello, Mondadori Università, 2004. Only the parts: I (pp. 3-40) end III, IV, V (pp. 79-170).
A. Bruni, , Lo studio etnografico delle organizzazioni, Roma, Carocci, 2003.
F. Cappelletto (a cura di), Vivere l’etnografia, Firenze, SEID Editore, 2009.
Just to read: M. Brazzabeni, La scuola di carta. Una ricerca di antropologia della formazione tra gli insegnanti Tikmũ’ũ del Brasile, Roma, CISU, 2008.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exams