LSOC

3072

Markets and Monies

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Sociology

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Markets and Monies

Spring 2019

Taught By: Koray Caliskan

Section: A

CRN: 7319

Credits: 4

It is a curious irony that we live in market society without being sure how and whether markets work. This course aims at introducing students to the sociology of markets and monies. First, we look at the emergence of social studies of markets and economies. Second, we review the empirical work on the devices, competencies, networks, discourses, performativity of modern sciences, human and non-human actors, collective and individual actants that contribute to the making and maintaining of markets. Finally, we focus on monies, their making, circulation and valuation with a particular attention to the sociology of blockchains and crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Sociology (LSOC)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:45am 2/21/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Times: 10:00am - 11:40am

Building: 6 East 16th Street

Room: 1108

Date Range: 1/22/2019 - 5/9/2019