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Fair Money, Fair Trade: Tracing Alternative Consumption in a Local Currency Economy

Faidra Papavasiliou

in Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796207
eISBN:
9780814765005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796207.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores alternative trade from the vantage point of consumption and its meanings by focusing on an alternative currency system in Ithaca, New York. It asks whether Ithaca's alternative ... More


Testing Limits: Experimenting with Currency, Prices, and Salaries

Kevin J. Delaney

in Money at Work: On the Job with Priests, Poker Players and Hedge Fund Traders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter explores the ways in which some people deliberately and self-consciously try to experiment with money through their work. In particular, it examines alternative currency systems, pricing ... More


Utopian Monies: Complementary Currencies, Bitcoin, and the Social Life of Money

Nigel Dodd

in Money Talks: Explaining How Money Really Works

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168685
eISBN:
9781400885268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168685.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Since the 2008 global financial crisis, there has been an explosion of interest in alternative and complementary currencies, by academics, governments, practitioners, and activists who are interested ... More


The Magician’s Glass

Jeffrey Sklansky

in Sovereign of the Market: The Money Question in Early America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226480336
eISBN:
9780226480473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226480473.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The conclusion begins by identifying several presuppositions that animated struggles over the means of payment in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The money question arose from the prevailing ... More


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