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Economy's tension : the dialectics of community and market

Author: Stephen Gudeman
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2008.
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Why are we obsessed with calculating our selections? The author argues that competitive trade nurtures calculative reason, which provides the ground for most discourses on economy. But market  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Gudeman
ISBN: 1845455142 9781845455149
OCLC Number: 703217678
Description: 1 online resource (188 Seiten)
Contents: Acknowledgements Chapter 1. Models, Mutuality and Trade Chapter 2. Exchange as Mutuality Chapter 3. Trade's Reason Chapter 4. Property and Base Chapter 5. Contingency or Necessity? The Dialectic of Practices Chapter 6. Making Money Chapter 7. Seeking a Balance Tables Table I: Dialectics in Economy Table II: Economic Processes Table III: Market Distribution Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Stephen Gudeman.


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As well as containing stimulating arguments interspersed with engaging ethnographic examples, this book is admirably lucid in style - Few other anthropologists have such a grasp of [economic] theory, Read more...

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