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Research in Economic Anthropology Vol: 20

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21 Jan 2000
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
338 pages - 152 x 229 x 18mm
Research in Economic Anthropology


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.
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).

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