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The Resource Economy and ritual : studies of postsocialist transformations, edited by Stephen Gudeman and Chris Hann

Economy and ritual : studies of postsocialist transformations, edited by Stephen Gudeman and Chris Hann

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Economy and ritual : studies of postsocialist transformations
Title
Economy and ritual
Title remainder
studies of postsocialist transformations
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephen Gudeman and Chris Hann
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Editor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
According to accepted wisdom, rational practices and ritual action are opposed. Rituals drain wealth from capital investment and draw on a mode of thought different from practical ideas. The studies in this volume contest this view. Comparative, historical, and contemporary, the six ethnographies extend from Macedonia to Kyrgyzstan. Each one illuminates the economic and ritual changes in an area as it emerged from socialism and (re- )entered market society. Cutting against the idea that economy only means markets and that market action exhausts the meaning of economy, the studies show that muc
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1953-
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  • Gudeman, Stephen F.
  • Hann, C. M.
Series statement
Max Planck Studies in Anthropology and Economy
Series volume
v. 1
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  • Economic anthropology
  • Economic anthropology
  • Rites and ceremonies
  • Rites and ceremonies
  • Post-communism
  • Post-communism
  • Europe, Eastern
  • Former Soviet republics
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Economic anthropology
  • Manners and customs
  • Post-communism
  • Eastern Europe
  • Soviet Union
Label
Economy and ritual : studies of postsocialist transformations, edited by Stephen Gudeman and Chris Hann
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : ritual, economy and the institutions of the base / Stephen Gudeman and Chris Hann -- Economy as ritual : the problems of paying in wine / Jennifer Cash -- Animals in the Kyrgyz ritual economy : symbolic and moral dimensions of economic embedding / Nathan Light -- From pig-sticking to festival : changes in pig-sticking practices in the Hungarian countryside / Bea Vidacs -- Kurban : shifting economy and the transformations of a ritual / Detelina Tocheva -- The trader's wedding : ritual inflation and money gifts in Transylvania / Monica Vasile -- "We don't have work, we just grow a little tobacco" : household economy and ritual effervescence in a Macedonian town / Miladina Monova
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ocn903489433
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1 online resource
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online
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9781782385707
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/ctt7ttqvv
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)903489433
Label
Economy and ritual : studies of postsocialist transformations, edited by Stephen Gudeman and Chris Hann
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : ritual, economy and the institutions of the base / Stephen Gudeman and Chris Hann -- Economy as ritual : the problems of paying in wine / Jennifer Cash -- Animals in the Kyrgyz ritual economy : symbolic and moral dimensions of economic embedding / Nathan Light -- From pig-sticking to festival : changes in pig-sticking practices in the Hungarian countryside / Bea Vidacs -- Kurban : shifting economy and the transformations of a ritual / Detelina Tocheva -- The trader's wedding : ritual inflation and money gifts in Transylvania / Monica Vasile -- "We don't have work, we just grow a little tobacco" : household economy and ritual effervescence in a Macedonian town / Miladina Monova
Control code
ocn903489433
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782385707
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7ttqvv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903489433

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