A Handbook Of Economic Anthropology by James G. Carrier

By James G. Carrier

For greater than a century, anthropologists have studied the industrial lives and associations of individuals worldwide. the result of their study and mirrored image on economic system have more often than not stayed in the self-discipline and feature now not been on hand in an obtainable shape to a broader readership. This significant reference ebook is meant to right this. This distinct guide includes large and helpful precis discussions of labor on fiscal procedures and concerns, and at the dating among monetary and non-economic parts of lifestyles. moreover it describes conceptual orientations which are vital between fiscal anthropologists, and provides summaries of key matters within the anthropological learn of monetary existence in numerous areas of the realm. Its scope and accessibility make it worthwhile either to people who have an interest in a selected subject and to people who are looking to see the breadth and fruitfulness of an anthropological examine of economics. Economists from quite a lot of fields and views - from heterodox to classical, and from commercial economics to fiscal psychology and sociology - will locate a lot to interact them inside of this intriguing instruction manual, as will anthropologists attracted to the numerous statements by means of senior figures within the box. these serious about improvement initiatives will locate this a useful reference paintings with which to realize better figuring out of and perception into the explanations for people’s fiscal actions and judgements. The concise remedies of subject matters will supply helpful educating aids and reference for extra examining via students in any respect degrees of research.

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