The Anthropology of Economy: Community, Market, and Culture / Edition 1

The Anthropology of Economy: Community, Market, and Culture / Edition 1

by Stephen Gudeman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631225676

ISBN-13: 9780631225676

Pub. Date: 10/16/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Recent, dramatic changes in local and global economies have profoundly affected the lives of millions and have demanded that students of economy rethink their analytical approaches. In The Anthropology of Economy, noted anthropologist Steve Gudeman presents a model and lexicon for thinking about and discussing "things economic."  See more details below

Overview

Recent, dramatic changes in local and global economies have profoundly affected the lives of millions and have demanded that students of economy rethink their analytical approaches. In The Anthropology of Economy, noted anthropologist Steve Gudeman presents a model and lexicon for thinking about and discussing "things economic."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631225676
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/16/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

1. Community, Market, and Culture.

2. Economy at the Base.

3. Sharing the Base.

4. The Great Estate: Power, Extraction, and Expansion.

5. Reciprocity and the Gift: Extending the Base.

6. Trade and Profit.

7. Profit on the Small.

8. Realms and Dialectics: Values in Production, Trade, and Use.

9. Political Economy Today.

References.

Index.

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