ISBN-10:
1849809283
ISBN-13:
9781849809283
Pub. Date:
07/01/2012
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
A Handbook of Economic Anthropology / Edition 2

A Handbook of Economic Anthropology / Edition 2

by James G. Carrier

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ISBN-13: 9781849809283
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 07/01/2012
Series: Elgar Original Reference Series
Pages: 680

About the Author

Edited by James G. Carrier, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany and Indiana University, Bloomington, US

Table of Contents

Contents:
Preface
Introduction
James G. Carrier
PART I: ORIENTATIONS
1. Karl Polanyi
Barry L. Isaac
2. Anthropology, Political Economy and World-System Theory
J.S. Eades
3. Political Economy
Don Robotham
4. Decisions and Choices: The Rationality of Economic Actors
Sutti Oritz
5. Provisioning
Susana Narotzky
6. Community and Economy: Economy’s Base
Stephen Gudeman
PART II: ELEMENTS
7. Property
Mark Busse
8. Labour
E. Paul Durrenberger
9. Industrial Work
Jonathan Parry
10. Money in Twentieth-century Anthropology
Keith Hart
11. Finance 2.0
Bill Maurer
12. Distribution and Redistribution
Thomas C. Patterson
13. Consumption
Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld
PART III: CIRCULATION
14. Ceremonial Exchange: Debates and Comparisons
Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart
15. Markets: Places, Principles and Integrations
Kalman Applbaum
16. The Gift and Gift Economy
Yunxiang Yan
17. One-way Economic Transfers
Robert C. Hunt
PART IV: INTEGRATIONS
18. Gender
Maila Stivens
19. Environment and Economy
Eric Hirsch
20. Culture and Economy
Michael Blim
21. Economy and Religion
Simon Coleman
22. Economies of Ethnicity
Thomas Hylland Eriksen
PART V: ISSUES
23. Economic Anthropology and Ethics
Peter Luetchford
24. Households and their Markets in the Andes
Enrique Mayer
25. Peasants
Mark Harris
26. Economic Valuations and Environmental Policy
Catherine Alexander
27. Anthropology and Development: The Uneasy Relationship
David Lewis
28. The Informal Economy in Comparative Perspective
Martha Alter Chen
PART VI: REGIONS
29. South America
Terry Roopnaraine
30. Africa South of the Sahara
Mahir Şaul
31. South Asia
John Harriss
32. East Asia
J.S. Eades
33. Towards an Economic Anthropology of Europe
Valeria Siniscalchi
PART VII: THE CRISIS
34. Oligarchy and State Capture: Soviet-style Mechanisms in Contemporary Finance Capitalism
Don Kalb and Oane Visser
35. Anthropology – of the Financial Crisis
Horacio Ortiz
36. Economic Crisis, 2008: What Happened, What Can be Learned About How and Why, What Could Happen Next
Michael Blim
37. Terms of Debate versus Words in Circulation: Some Rhetorics of the Crisis
Jane I. Guyer
38. The Financial Crisis and the History of Money
Keith Hart
Index

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