Theory in Economic Anthropology

Theory in Economic Anthropology

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This new volume from the Society for Economic Anthropology examines the unique contributions of anthropologists to general economic theory. Editor Jean Ensminger and other contributors challenge our understanding of human economies in the expanding global systems of interaction, with models and analyses from cross-cultural research. They examine a broad range of theoretical concerns from the new institutionalism, debates about wealth, exchange, and the evolution of social institutions, the relationship between small producers and the wider world, the role of commodity change and the formal/informal sector, and the role of big theory. The book will be a valuable resource for anthropologists, economists, economic historians, political economists, and economic development specialists. Published in cooperation with the Society for Economic Anthropology. Visit their web page.Thus, a more complete explanation should explain where this risk preference comes froma€”that is, why do they want to reduce ... of the Peruvian Amazon employ extensive agricultural practices instead of more intensive agricultural methods: Their ... This requires sufficient experience in both continuing to weed older gardens and in cutting new gardens, as well as an ... variances, environmental conditions, and market prices, as well as the ability to weigh and process this information.

Title:Theory in Economic Anthropology
Author:Jean Ensminger
Publisher:Rowman Altamira - 2001-12-20


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