Economics and Morality: Anthropological Approaches (BOK)

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In Economics and Morality, the authors seek to illuminate the multiple kinds of analyses relating morality and economic behavior in particular kinds of economic systems. The chapters explore economic systems from a variety of diverse indigenous and capitalist societies, focusing on moral challenges in non-Western economic systems undergoing profound change, grassroots movements and moral claims in the context of capitalism, and morality-based movements taking place within corporate and state institutions. The anthropological insights of each chapter provide the value of firsthand fieldwork and ethnographic investigation, as well as the tradition of critically studying non-Western and Western societies. Because the moral challenges in a given capitalist society can no longer be effectively addressed without considering the interaction and influences of different societies in the global system, the international ethnographic research in this book can help document and make sense of the changes sweeping our planet.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2008 Forlag
ALTAMIRA
ISBN 9780759112018 Antall sider 292
Dimensjoner 16,7cm x 24,6cm x 2,5cm Vekt 572 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende B. Lynne Milgram, Katherine E. Browne
Emner og form Anthropology, Consumerism