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Understanding Economic Process : Monographs in Economic Anthropology - Sutti Ortiz

Understanding Economic Process

Monographs in Economic Anthropology

Paperback Published: 1992
ISBN: 9780819188281
Number Of Pages: 220

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The papers in this volume were presented to the tenth annual meeting of the Society for Economic Anthropology. The meeting was conceived as a decennial review of some of the central issues explored in recent studies of economic process in market and non-market societies.

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This book is a useful source that addresses issues of current concern to economic anthropologists. -- Richard Blanton, Purdue University This book is a useful source that addresses issues of current concern to economic anthropologists. -- Richard Blanton, Purdue University

Editors' Preface
Some New and Old Paradigms
Introductionp. 3
Nonmarket Transfers and Altruismp. 9
The Nature of Economic Relationsp. 21
Power and Economic Transformations
Introductionp. 41
Market, Power and Culture as Agencies in the Transformation of Labor Contracts in Agriculturep. 43
Natural Resource Extraction and Power Differentials in a Global Economyp. 61
A Theoretical Perspective on Elites and the Economic Transformation of Classic Period Maya Householdsp. 85
The Household as Economic Actor
Introductionp. 107
Imagined Unities: Constructions of "The Household" in Economic Theoryp. 111
Households and Gender Relations: The Modelling of the Economyp. 131
Environment: Victim Or Agent
Introductionp. 151
Human-land Relations from an Archaeological Perspective: The Case of Ancient Oaxacap. 155
Marxism Confronts the Environment: Labor, Ecology and Environmental Changep. 179
Everyone's Concern, Whose Responsibility? The Problem of the Commonp. 189
Contributorsp. 211
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ISBN: 9780819188281
ISBN-10: 081918828X
Series: Monographs in Economic Anthropology
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 220
Published: 1992
Publisher: UNIV PR OF AMER
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.3

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