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Title Anthropological considerations of production, exchange, vending and tourism / edited by Donald C. Wood
Published Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing, 2017
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Series Research in economic anthropology ; v. 37
Research in economic anthropology ; v. 37
Contents Front Cover; Anthropological Considerations of Production, Exchange, Vending and Tourism; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Editorial Advisory Board; Introduction: Production, Exchange, Vending, and Tourism; Part I: Production; Cultural Economics and Ramifications of Home-Brewing, Selling and Consumption of Alcohol among the Maragoli of Western Kenya; Introduction; Beer Brewing in the Indigenous Maragoli Society; Study Site Description, Research Approach, and Methods; Brewing and Consumption of Beer in Contemporary Maragoli Society
Coffee and Smallholders in Pérez ZeledónOccupational Multiplicity and the Exit from Agriculture; The End of Smallholder Agriculture Pérez Zeledón?; Diversified Coffee Markets; Diversifying Farming; Conclusions: Transformative Synergies and Family Farming; Notes; Acknowledgements; References; Transition to Farming More Likely in a Land of Plenty; Introduction; Traditional Theories of the Transition to Farming and their Limits; The Multiple and Evolving Goals of Human Foraging Behaviour; Human/Environment Interaction and Niche Construction Theory; Niche Construction Theory
Effects of Beer Consumption on the Consumers' Household MembersConsequences of Beer Consumption on Producers' and Sellers' Households; Impact of Beer Brewing, Selling, and Drinking on Women's Agricultural Production; Efforts to Reduce the Detrimental Ramifications of Home-Made Beer Consumption; Conclusion; References; Synergistic Change and Smallholder Agriculture in Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica; Introduction; The Demise of the Family Farm? Livelihood Diversification and De-Agrarianization; Smallholder Agriculture in Pérez Zeledón; Historic Context of Coffee Production in Costa Rica
From Free Environment to Initial DomesticationDomestication and Cultivation: Related but Not Dependent; Social Organization and Institutions Related to Ownership; From Open-Access Resources to Exclusive Property Rights; The Coevolution of Foraging and Sharing; Property Rights and Farming: Linked but Not Dependent; Recent Theories and Levantine Archaeological Evidence Support 'Pull Explanations'; The Evolution of Human Manipulation of the Environment; The Evolution of the Forms of Ownership; Conclusion; Notes; Acknowledgement; References; Part II: Exchange
Long-Distance Exchange and Centralized Political Power in Precolumbian AmericaLong-Distance Exchange in Late Prehispanic States; Tawantinsuyu: The Inka Empire; Triple Alliance: The Aztec empire; Maya Kingdoms of Northern Yucatan; Long-Distance Exchange without Centralized Political Power and Social Stratification: The Land of Ulúa; Discussion and Concluding Remarks; References; Markets of the Heart: Weighing Economic and Ethical Values at Ten Thousand Villages; Introduction; Ten Thousand Villages Values; Economic Agency in the Face of "Capitalism"; What Vulnerabilities Are Visible?
Summary Volume 37 of REA features eleven original articles organized in four different sections, each focusing on a specific, popular and significant theme in economic anthropology: production, exchange, vending, and tourism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Economic anthropology.
Exchange.
Production (Economic theory)
Selling.
Tourism.
Form Electronic book
Author Wood, Donald C., editor
ISBN 1787431940 (electronic bk.)
9781787431942 (electronic bk.)