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Research in Economic Anthropology Vol: 18


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Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9780762302734
Published:
15 Dec 1997
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
392 pages - 156 x 234 x 22mm
Series:
Research in Economic Anthropology

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Explores research in economic anthropology. This title examines topics such as rethinking the informal economy; specialization, exchange and power in small-scale societies and chiefdoms; and, approaches to prehistoric economies.
LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS vii INTRODUCTION 1 (16) Barry L. Isaac PART I. MONEY AND TRADITION 17 (48) ARCTIC SEAL-HUNTING HOUSEHOLDS AND THE ANTI-SEALING CONTROVERSY 17 (18) Grete K. Hovelsrud-Broda MONEY AND BEYOND: LOCAL IDENTITY AND INDIVIDUALISM IN LE PUY-EN-VELAY, FRANCE 35 (30) Meenakshi Chakraverti PART II. PASTORALIST ECONOMIES OF KENYA 65 (102) GENDER, WORK, AND CHANGE AMONG SAMBURU PASTORALISTS OF NORTHERN KENYA 65 (28) Bilinda Straight GENDER AND THE MARKET IN THE ORGANIZATION OF AGRICULTURE AMONG SAMBURU PASTORALISTS 93 (22) Jon D. Holtzman THE NEXUS OF ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL VIABILITIES AMONG NOMADIC PASTORALISTS IN TURKANA, KENYA 115 (52) Frode Storaas PART III. WOMEN'S WORK AND WOMEN'S STATUS 167 (66) LOOKING SMART: CONSUMPTION, CULTURAL HISTORY, AND IDENTITY AMONG BARBADIAN "SUITCASE TRADERS" 167 (16) Maria I. Quinones THE ECONOMIC IMMOBILITY OF WOMEN IN MARTINIQUE: STRUCTURAL PATTERNS, RISK, OPPORTUNITY, AND IDEOLOGY 183 (34) Katherine E. Browne THE EFFECT OF EMPLOYMENT AND EDUCATION ON THE STATUS OF PEASANT WIVES IN EGYPT 217 (16) Judy Brink PART IV. AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT: BRAZIL, TONGA, ZIMBABWE 233 FROM EXTRACTIVISTS TO FOREST FARMERS: CHANGING CONCEPTS OF CABOCLO AGROFORESTRY IN THE AMAZON ESTUARY 233 (48) Eduardo S. Brondizio Andrea D. Siqueira GENDER, LABOR, PRODUCTION, AND CONSUMPTION: SMALLHOLDER AGRICULTURALISTS IN THE KINGDOM OF TONGA 281 (50) Charles J. Stevens HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY! LAND-USE PLANNING FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE ZAMBEZI VALLEY, ZIMBABWE 331 Bill Derman

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