New Directions in Economic Anthropology
This introductory text is the first of its kind to provide a solid background to the main themes in economic anthropology: production, distribution, consumption and social reproduction. It offers a critical approach to the central concepts and theoretical assumptions in economic anthropology, and presents new perspectives on issues which are currently transforming the fiel...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published April 20th 1997 by Pluto Press
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A difficult book to read, heavy academia. I recommend familiarizing yourself with some basic Marxist economic concepts first; production, capital, wage labor, economic and social reproduction and so on. You have to grasp this book from the very beginning to follow it through (true with most books I guess). Nonetheless, Narotzky is brilliant and insightful, with a good grasp of the subject matter (economic anthropology) and this book will provide tons of valuable discourse for it's readers.