By Tim Di Muzio,Richard H. Robbins

An Anthropology of cash: A severe Introduction shows how our current financial method was once imposed by way of elites and the way they reap the benefits of it. The ebook poses the query: how, by way of varied varieties of funds, do we savor that they have got diversified results? The authors show how glossy cash calls for perpetual progress, a rise in inequality, environmental devastation, expanding commoditization, and, therefore, the perpetual intake of ever extra stuff. those will not be intrinsic positive aspects of cash, yet, fairly, of debt-money. this article exhibits that, via learning cash in different cultures, we will have cash that greater serves the wider pursuits of society.

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