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Economics and morality : anthropological approaches

Author: Katherine E Browne; B Lynne Milgram; Society for Economic Anthropology (U.S.)
Publisher: Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, 2009.
Series: Society for Economic Anthropology (SEA) monographs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Conference papers and proceedings
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine E Browne; B Lynne Milgram; Society for Economic Anthropology (U.S.)
ISBN: 9780759112018 0759112010
OCLC Number: 488750451
Description: x, 282 s.
Contents: Rethinking gifts and commodities : reciprocity, recognition, and the morality of exchange / Joel Robbins --
The grift : getting burned in the northern Malagasy sapphire trade --
Andrew walsh --
Maya daykeepers : new spiritual clients and the morality of making money / Walter E. Little --
Extreme gifting : the moral economy of a community school / Rhoda H. Halperin --
Thiefing a chance : moral meanings of theft in a Trinidadian garment factory / Rebecca Prentice --
Patriotism, profits and waste : the moral dimensions of low-level radioactive disposal in Texas / Cynthia Werner --
Virtue at the checkout till : salvation economics in Kenyan flower fields / Catherine S. Dolan --
Beyond CSR : dilemmas and paradoxes of ethical conduct in transnational organizations / Christina Garsten and Tor Hernes --
I am the conscience of the company : responsibility and the gift in a transnational mining corporation / Dinah Rajak --
Moral behavior in stock markets : Islamic finance and socially responsible investment / Aaron Z. Pitluck --
Moral economies, economic moralities : consider the possibilities! / Bill Maurer.
Series Title: Society for Economic Anthropology (SEA) monographs.
Responsibility: edited by Katherine E. Browne and B. Lynne Milgram.

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