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Equality and Economy

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 252 Nombre de pages
Michael Blim is Associate Professor of Anthropology at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. His interests include th... Lire la suite
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Auteur

Michael Blim is Associate Professor of Anthropology at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. His interests include the study of global capitalism, social theory, and aesthetics. He has done field research in Italy and the United States. Blim is the author of Made in Italy: Small-scale Industrialization and Its Consequences, and co-editor of Anthropology and the Global Factory.



Texte du rabat

Anthropologist Michael Blim identifies equality as the key global issue of our time, as the value above others that will improve human wellbeing. Using it as a measure for policy, he demonstrates how taking equality seriously will change how our economies could function to provide greater wellbeing both in the United States and worldwide. His book will be valuable to readers concerned with transnational economies, global anthropology, and the study of work and labor.



Résumé
Using equality as a measure for policy, this book demonstrates how taking equality seriously changes how our economies could function to provide wellbeing both in the United States and worldwide. It is suitable for readers concerned with transnational economies, global anthropology, and the study of work and labor.

Contenu

Chapter 1 The World We Live In Chapter 2 The Consequences of Capitalism Chapter 3 Values and Action Chapter 4 Valuing Equality Chapter 5 Comparing Values Chapter 6 Putting Values into Economies Chapter 7 The Necessity to Choose Chapter 8 Equality among Nations Chapter 9 Equality and Disadvantage Abroad Chapter 10 Equality at Home Chapter 11 A Good-Enough Economy Chapter 12 Achieving Equality

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Equality and Economy
Sous-titre: The Global Challenge
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Code EAN: 9780759106888
ISBN: 0759106886
Format: Couverture cartonnée
nombre de pages: 252
Poids: 343g
Taille: H229mm x B152mm x T13mm
Année: 2005