Explorations in Economic Anthropology

This book is made up of an exciting collection of succinct essays authored by leading scholars primarily from the field of economic anthropology, but also featuring contributions from sociology and history.

Explorations in Economic Anthropology

At a time of rising global economic precarity and social inequality, the field of economic anthropology offers solutions through the study of local and contextualized economic practices. This book is made up of an exciting collection of succinct essays authored by leading scholars primarily from the field of economic anthropology, but also featuring contributions from sociology and history. The chapters engage with debates at the cutting edge of research on the topics of Eurasia, the anthropology of postsocialism and the embeddedness of economic practices.

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Explorations in Economic Anthropology
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Deema Kaneff, Kirsten W. Endres
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-01 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

At a time of rising global economic precarity and social inequality, the field of economic anthropology offers solutions through the study of local and contextualized economic practices. This book is made up of an exciting collection of succinct essays authored by leading scholars primarily from the field of economic anthropology,
Economic Anthropology
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Chris Hann, Keith Hart
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-11 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This book is a new introduction to the history and practice of economic anthropology by two leading authors in the field. They show that anthropologists have contributed to understanding the three great questions of modern economic history: development, socialism and one-world capitalism. In doing so, they connect economic anthropology to
Explorations in Anthropology and Theology
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: American Anthropological Association. Meeting
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: University Press of America

The papers in this volume seek to map out the broad areas of anthropology and inspire others to follow with their own contributions.
Economic Development, Integration, and Morality in Asia and the Americas
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Donald Wood
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-09 - Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

Explores economic development, integration, and morality in economic transactions in Asia and the America. This title includes chapters that look at underground gambling behavior in China in light of that country's economic boom and retail store expansion and local socioeconomic effects in rural Mexico.
Understanding Commodity Cultures
Language: en
Pages: 349
Authors: Scott Cook
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This book explores how lived experience is informed by and shapes the diversifying funds of knowledge that enable people under economic stress to make culturally-informed choices in their material interest. By selectively reviewing the economic anthropological record and critically examining specific studies in several of Mexico's (and Guatemala's) key regions,