Focusing on the role of labor in world economies, this book offers a range of case studies illustrating labor processes in both western and nonwestern societies. It includes sections with discussions on household labor, firms and corporations, and state and transnational conditions.
E. Paul Durrenberger is professor of Anthropology at Pennsylvania State University. He received a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1971. He has served on the executive board of the American Anthropological Association, and as president of Culture and Agriculture, the Society for Economic Anthropology, and the Council of Thai Studies. He has done ethnographic fieldwork in highland and lowland Southeast Asia, Iceland, Mississippi, Alabama, Iowa, and Chicago, Illinois. His most recent publications include Pigs, Profits and Rural Communities (1998) and with Tom King, State and Community in Fisheries Management: Power Policy and Practice (2000). Judith Marti is professor of anthropology at California State University, Northridge. She serves as Secretary-Treasurer and Editorial Board member of the Society for Economic Anthropology.
Date of Publication
Social Studies: General
Society for Economic Anthropology Monograph Series