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A Handbook of Economic Anthropology, Second Edition

A Handbook of Economic Anthropology, Second Edition

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Edited by James G. Carrier

The first edition of this unique Handbook was praised for its substantial and invaluable summary discussions of work by anthropologists on economic processes and issues, on the relationship between economic and non-economic areas of life and on the conceptual orientations that are important among economic anthropologists. This thoroughly revised edition brings those discussions up to date, and includes an important new section exploring ways that leading anthropologists have approached the current economic crisis. Its scope and accessibility make it useful both to those who are interested in a particular topic and to those who want to see the breadth and fruitfulness of an anthropological study of economy.

Chapter 36: Economic Crisis, 2008: What Happened, What Can be Learned About How and Why, What Could Happen Next

Michael Blim

Subjects: economics and finance, behavioural and experimental economics, economic psychology, social policy and sociology, research methods in social policy


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