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A Handbook Of Economic Anthropology - James G. Carrier

Contents


PART I ORIENTATIONS
Introduction 13
1 Karl Polanyi 14
Barry L. Isaac
2 Anthropology, political economy and world-system theory 26
J.S. Eades
3 Political economy 41
Don Robotham
4 Decisions and choices: the rationality of economic actors 59
Sutti Ortiz
5 Provisioning 78
Susana Narotzky
6 Community and economy: economy’s base 94
Stephen Gudeman

PART II ELEMENTS
Introduction 109
7 Property 110
Chris Hann
8 Labour 125
E. Paul Durrenberger
9 Industrial work 141
Jonathan Parry
10 Money: one anthropologist’s view 160
Keith Hart
11 Finance 176
Bill Maurer
12 Distribution and redistribution 194
Thomas C. Patterson

13 Consumption 210
Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld
PART III CIRCULATION
Introduction 229
14 Ceremonial exchange 230
Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart
15 The gift and gift economy 246
Yunxiang Yan
16 Barter 262
Patrick Heady
17 The anthropology of markets 275
Kalman Applbaum
18 One-way economic transfers 290
Robert C. Hunt
PART IV INTEGRATIONS
Introduction 305
19 Culture and economy 306
Michael Blim
20 Gender 323
Maila Stivens
21 Economy and religion 339
Simon Coleman
22 Economies of ethnicity 353
Thomas Hylland Eriksen
23 Environment and economy: mutual connections and diverse
perspectives 370
Eric Hirsch
PART V ISSUES
Introduction 389
24 Economic anthropology and ethics 390
Peter Luetchford
25 Households and their markets in the Andes 405
Enrique Mayer
26 Peasants 423
Mark Harris
27 Value: anthropological theories of value 439
David Graeber

28 Value: economic valuations and environmental policy 455
Catherine Alexander
29 Anthropology and development: the uneasy relationship 472
David Lewis
PART VI REGIONS
Introduction 489
30 South America 490
Terry Roopnaraine
31 Africa south of the Sahara 500
Mahir aul
32 The Near East 515
Julia Elyachar
33 South Asia 526
John Harriss
34 East Asia 537
J.S. Eades
35 Postsocialist societies 547
Chris Hann

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