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Economics and Morality Anthropological Approaches

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ISBN-10: 0759112029

ISBN-13: 9780759112025

Edition: 2009

Authors: Katherine E. Browne, Catherine S. Dolan, Christina Garsten, Rhoda H. Halperin, Tor Hernes

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In Economics and Morality, the authors seek to illuminate the multiple kinds of analyses relating morality and economic behavior in particular kinds of economic systems.
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 9/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 292
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.22" long x 0.61" tall
Weight: 0.880

Christina Garsten is Professor at the Department of Social Anthropology at Stockholm University and Chair of the Stockholm Centre for Organizational Research (Score) at Stockholm University and Stockholm School of Economics. She is the author of Workplace Vagabonds: Career and Community in Changing Worlds of Work (2008) and co-editor of Ethical Dilemmas in Management Organizing (2009), Transnational Accountability (2008) and Transparency in a New Global Order (2008).

Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

List of Figures and Tables
Acknowledgments
Economics and Morality: Introduction
The Stakes of Morality, Reciprocity, and Change
Rethinking Gifts and Commodities: Reciprocity, Recognition, and the Morality of Exchange
The Grift: Getting Burned in the Northern Malagasy Sapphire Trade
Maya Daykeepers: New Spiritual Clients and the Morality of Making Money
Moral Agency inside Market Logic
Extreme Gifting: The Moral Economy of a Community School
"Thiefing a Chance": Moral Meanings of Theft in a Trinidadian Garment Factory
Patriotism, Profits, and Waste: The Moral Dimensions of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal in Texas
Virtue at the Checkout Till: Salvation Economics in Kenyan Flower Fields
Frontiers of Social Responsibility
Beyond CSR: Dilemmas and Paradoxes of Ethical Conduct in Transnational Organizations
"I Am the Conscience of the Company": Responsibility and the Gift in a Transnational Mining Corporation
Moral Behavior in Stock Markets: Islamic Finance and Socially Responsible Investment
Afterword: Moral Economies, Economic Moralities: Consider the Possibilities!
Index
About the Contributors