Economies And Cultures: Foundations of Economic Anthropology

Economies And Cultures: Foundations of Economic AnthropologyThis Synthesis Of Modern Economic Anthropology Goes To The Heart Of A Thriving Subdiscipline And Identifies The Fundamental Practical And Theoretical Problems That Give Economic Anthropology Its Unique Strengths And Vision.More Than Any Other Anthropological Subdiscipline, Economic Anthropology Constantly Questions And Debates The Practical Motives Of People As They Go About Their Daily Lives Tracing The History Of The Dialogue Between Anthropology And Economics, Richard Wilk And Lisa Cliggett Move Economic Anthropology Beyond The Narrow Concerns Of Earlier Debates And Place The Field Directly At The Center Of Current Issues In The Social Sciences They Focus On The Unique Strengths Of Economic Anthropology As A Meeting Place For Symbolic And Materialist Approaches And For Understanding Human Beings As Both Practical And Cultural In So Doing, The Authors Argue For The Wider Relevance Of Economic Anthropology To Applied Anthropology And Identify Other Avenues For Interaction With Economics, Sociology, And Other Social And Behavioral Sciences.The Second Edition OfEconomies And Culturescontains An Entirely New Chapter On Gifts And Exchange That Critically Approaches The New Literature In This Area, As Well As A Thoroughly Updated Bibliography And Guide For Students For Finding Case Studies In Economic Anthropology.

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  • Paperback
  • 248 pages
  • Economies And Cultures: Foundations of Economic Anthropology
  • Richard R. Wilk
  • English
  • 20 September 2018
  • 9780813343655

10 thoughts on “Economies And Cultures: Foundations of Economic Anthropology

  1. says:

    Basic, yet solid intro to Economic Anthropology.

  2. says:

    excellent book by Richard Wilk provides critical examinations of different approaches in its tripartite distinction between rational, social and moral explanations and widens the subject as much as it should, ...

  3. says:

    Great overview of economic anthropology in all its guises Works best as a critique of various approaches Falls down a touch when the author attempts to meld various viewpoints into one coherent framework Still, highly recommended.

  4. says:

    Read a few chapters a few years ago in a college class Would like to take it up again.

  5. says:

    Very easy to read, introduce you to main concepts in Economic Anthropology Substantivist VS Formalist, political economy, how economic behaviors are embedded in social relations, and many .

  6. says:

    A good book about economics and anthropology

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