Volume 4, issue 1 of Economic Anthropology is now available.
Please have a look at the 10 exciting new articles spanning a wide variety of topics, AND, be sure to check out our new SYMPOSIUM section with FREE ACCESS to all. These are 5 short essays that each respond to the same question. In this first issue, the question is: How can economic anthropology contribute to a more just world? Authors of these essays include:
- Gillian Tett
- Keith Hart
- Alf Hornborg
- Jane Guyer
- Rick Wilk
Articles in this issue:
Roads, value, and dispossession in Baja California Sur, Mexico
- Authors: Ryan Anderson
The hidden labor of repayment: Women, credit, and strategies of microenterprise in northern Honduras
- Authors: Lauren A. Hayes
Space, female economies, and autonomy in the shotgun neighborhoods of Port?au?Prince, Haiti
- Authors: Vincent Joos
Oil territorialities, social life, and legitimacy in the Peruvian Amazon
- Authors: Peter Bille Larsen
Drivers and deterrents of entrepreneurial enterprise in the risk?prone Global South
- Authors: Brandon D. Lundy, Mark Patterson, Alex O’Neill
The semiotics of carbon: Atmospheric space, fungibility, and the production of scarcity
- Authors: Raquel Machaqueiro
A subtle economy of time: Social media and the transformation of Indonesia’s Islamic preacher economy
- Authors: Martin Slama
Don’t mix Paxil, Viagra, and Xanax: What financiers’ jokes say about inequality
- Authors: Daniel Souleles
A space for secondhand goods: Trading the remnants of material life in Hong Kong
- Authors: Trang X. Ta
From externality in economics to leakage in carbon markets: An anthropological approach to market making
- Authors: Shaozeng Zhang
We are delighted to announce the publication of Climate Change, Culture, and Economics edited by Donald C. Wood, Akita University. This is volume 35 in the Research in Economic Anthropology series, which is sponsored by the Society for Economic Anthropology. This special volume of REA facilitates readers to better understand the ways in which people around the world have adapted (or failed to adapt) culturally to changing economic conditions caused by climate change. It focuses on specific situations in particular locations, showcasing (and confirming) the strength and value of intensive ethnographic or archaeological investigation.
SEA members will be entitled to a 40% discount on this volume six months following publication, in March 2016. The previous volume, Production, Consumption, Business and the Economy: Structural Ideals and Moral Realities (Volume 34), is now available at a 40% discount. To redeem this offer go to http://books.emeraldinsight.com/offer/ and enter the code SEA-REA.
More information here.