3 - animals are used to create goods necessary for...

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Anthro11/3/09 Economic Anthropology Victor Turner Symbol- positive force in a social activity field. Money indexes success Economic Anthropology: The holistic, comparative, fieldwork-based study of the Production and Distribution of goods and services. Cultural Economy Analysis : the economic and the cultural are mutually constitutive Window Seat Analysis : the window frame and the seat are mutually constitutive (build each other) “ . . .economic behavior, assumed to follow universal principles of rationality, can also be shown to exhibit cultural principles, which stem from resilient Creole adaptation.” -Katherine E. Browne Globalization: The worldwide linking of markets via the global flow of products , capitol and the people connected with them Multi-sited research Movement focus Contact across cultural worlds Production The process whereby tools and energy sources (technology) and the labor of people and domesticated
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Unformatted text preview: animals are used to create goods necessary for supplying (markets of) consumers on an ongoing basis Distribution The manner in which products circulate in. through, and between societies • Who gives what to whom? When? Where? How? Exchange: the giving, receiving, and giving again or returning of goods and/or services Market Exchange The monetary exchange of goods • Buyers and sellers are highly specialized and anonymous • Goods are priced according to a general standard of value applicable to all • Value can be extracted as profit and stored as capitol Super Large-Scale Markets • Transnationalism: the linking of markets across national boundaries • Globalization: the worldwide linkage of markets via the flow of products, capitol. And the people connected with them •...
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