This volume contains 11 papers covering: Women as Artisans from Colombia and the Phillippines; Money and Witchcraft from Niger and Tanzania; Resistance to Economic Development for Canada, Mexico and the US; Changing Rural Economies from Guatemala and Kenya; and Ethnoarchaeological Studies with the topics of ceramics in Peru and state origins on Bali.
Eleven papers present recent studies in the field of economic anthropology. ...Isaac is in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Cincinnati. Journal of Economic Literature
List of contributors. Introduction (B.L. Isaac). PART I: Resisting and Redirecting "Development": Mexico, Canada, and The United States. Global competition and community: the struggle for social justice (D.L. Chollett). The Cheslatta Redevelopment Project: economic development and the cultural landscape of the Cheslatta T'en (S.C. Larsen). Resisting development in Cincinnati's East End (R.H. Halperin). PART II: Money, Wealth, and Affliction: Niger and Tanzania. Money and serpents, their remedy is killing: the pathology of consumption in Southern Niger (A. Masquelier). Modernity, wealth, and witchcraft in Tanzania (T. Sanders). PART III: Petty Commodity Production and Sale: Kenya and Guatemala. Economic transformation and changing work roles among pastoral Rendille and Ariaal of Northern Kenya (K. Smith). The collection of copal among the Q'eqchi' Maya: shifting liaisons and lasting Salience (P. Kockelman). PART IV: Women and Craft Production: Colombia and the Philippines. The economics of crafts among home-based workers: the women potters of La Chamba, Colombia (R.J. Duncan) Crafts, cultivation, and household economies: women's work and positions in Ifugao, Northern Philippines (B. Lynne Milgram). PART V: Ethnoarchaeological Studies: Peru and Bali. The goal of domestic autonomy among highland Peruvian farmer-potters: home economics of rural craft specialists (M.B. Hagstrum). Early statecraft on Bali: the water temple complex and the decentralization of the political economy (V.L. Scarborough, J.W. Schoenfelder and J.S. Lansing).