Anthropology and Institutional Economics (Monographs in Economic Anthropology Series 12)

Anthropology and Institutional Economics (Monographs in Economic Anthropology Series 12)

By: James M. Acheson (author)Hardback

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The primary objective of this volume is to begin to assess the degree to which the ideas of institutional economics can be applied to societies in the Third World. They discuss a wide variety of institutions from this perspective, including family budgets, revolving credit institutions in Bangladesh, Mexican peasant unions, markets in East Africa, share contracts in the Philippine fishing communities, the actions of the agents of the state, and credit institutions in Africa. Co-published with the Society for Economic Anthropology.

About Author

James M. Acheson is Professor of Anthropology and Marine Studies at the University of Maine.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819195951
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 438
  • ID: 9780819195951
  • weight: 748
  • ISBN10: 0819195952

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