Anthropology of economics. An introduction. 2nd enl. edition
This is both a textbook and a condensed handbook. It includes major economic notions, concepts, and theoretical discussion specific to this field. Another focus is the discussion of central topics of systematic anthropological research on economy and economics. This includes the questions of value, production, distribution, and consumption. In analyzing the functions of money the author shows the global interconnection of economic systems. In the second edition several chapters have been condensed, others enlarged (chs. 2 and 8, and the part on rational choice).
Keywords: anthropology of economy, economic anthropology, rational choice