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Economies across Cultures : Towards a Comparative Science of the Economy - Rhoda H. Halperin

Economies across Cultures

Towards a Comparative Science of the Economy

Hardcover Published: 29th November 1988
ISBN: 9780333452363
Number Of Pages: 226

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This study contains a combination of theory, ethnography and history, focusing upon critical issues of economic organization and change. Labour organization, land tenure and the division of labour by age and sex are treated in the context of both practical and theoretical problems. Rhoda Halperin is the author of "Administracion Agraria y Trabajo" and "Peasant Livelihood".

Preface and Acknowledgements - Introduction: Economies Across Cultures: the Anthropological Approach - Paradigms for Studying Economies Across Cultures - The Institutional Paradigm in Economic Anthropology - Formal Models - Ecological and Institutional Paradigms: Production and the Organisation of Labour Among Hunter-Gatherers - Administered Production: Continuities in Mexican Political Economy - Age and Institutional Paradigm - Towards a Comparative Science of the Economy: Defining Units of Analysis - Index

ISBN: 9780333452363
ISBN-10: 0333452364
Series: Towards a Comparative Science of the Economy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 226
Published: 29th November 1988
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 14.5  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 2