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Economic Persuasions
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Stephen Gudeman
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

As the transition from socialism to a market economy gathered speed in the early 1990s, many people proclaimed the final success of capitalism as a practice and neoliberal economics as its accompanying science. But with the uneven achievements of the "transition"--the deepening problems of "development," persistent unemployment, the widening of
The Art of Economic Persuasion
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Patricia A. Davis
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

How the government and private interests in Germany cooperated to create friendly relations with Poland before the fall of communism
The Art of Economic Persuasion
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Patricia Annette Davis
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

How the government and private interests in Germany cooperated to create friendly relations with Poland before the fall of communism
Economy and Ritual
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Stephen Gudeman, Chris Hann
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

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
Oikos and Market
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Stephen Gudeman, Chris Hann
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-01 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

Self-sufficiency of the house is practiced in many parts of the world but ignored in economic theory, just as socialist collectivization is assumed to have brought household self-sufficiency to an end. The ideals of self-sufficiency, however, continue to shape economic activity in a wide range of postsocialist settings. This volume’s