Theory in economic anthropology / edited by Jean Ensminger
- Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- xix, 316 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
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- Society for Economic Anthropology (SEA) monographs
- Theory in economic anthropology at the turn of the century -- Property rights and incentives for agricultural growth: women farmers' crop control and their use of agricultural inputs -- Transaction cost economics: accomplishments, problems, and possibilities -- Experimental economics: a powerful new method for theory testing in anthropology -- Commodity flows and the evolution of complex societies -- Economic transfers and exchanges: concepts for describing allocations -- Polanyi and the definition of capitalism -- Chayanov and theory in economic anthropology -- Space, place, and economic anthropology: locating potters in a Sri Lankan landscape -- Indians, markets, and transnational studies in Mesoamerican anthropology: predicaments and opportunities -- Transcending the formal/informal distinction: commercial relations in Africa and Russia in the post-1989 world -- Commodity chains and the international secondhand clothing trade: Salaula and the work of consumption in Zambia -- When good theories go bad: theory in economic anthropology and consumer research -- Decision making, cultural transmission, and adaptation in economic anthropology.
- 0759102058 (cloth : alk. paper) and 0759102066 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- "Published in cooperaation with the Society for Economic Anthropology."
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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