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A Handbook Of Economic Anthropology (Elgar Original by James G. Carrier

By James G. Carrier

For greater than a century, anthropologists have studied the commercial lives and associations of individuals worldwide. the result of their examine and mirrored image on financial system have usually stayed in the self-discipline and feature no longer been on hand in an available shape to a broader readership. This significant reference publication is meant to right this. This targeted instruction manual comprises giant and beneficial precis discussions of labor on financial strategies and matters, and at the courting among financial and non-economic components of lifestyles. in addition it describes conceptual orientations which are vital between monetary anthropologists, and provides summaries of key matters within the anthropological research of financial lifestyles in numerous areas of the realm. Its scope and accessibility make it worthwhile either to people who have an interest in a specific subject and to people who are looking to see the breadth and fruitfulness of an anthropological research of economics. Economists from a variety of fields and views - from heterodox to classical, and from commercial economics to financial psychology and sociology - will locate a lot to interact them inside this fascinating instruction manual, as will anthropologists attracted to the numerous statements via senior figures within the box. these serious about improvement initiatives will locate this a useful reference paintings with which to realize higher knowing of and perception into the explanations for people’s monetary actions and judgements. The concise remedies of subject matters will offer important educating aids and reference for additional interpreting by way of students in any respect degrees of analysis.

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30 7. 8. 9. 10. A handbook of economic anthropology The global class system is also cross-cut by status groups whose unity is based on culture, including nations. Nationalism is seen as a major factor preventing members of the same social classes from uniting across international boundaries. Political relations with the periphery can involve various forms of domination, ranging from seizure and colonial occupation to the establishment of networks of client states by a major power, as during the Cold War.

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