By Tim Di Muzio,Richard H. Robbins
An Anthropology of cash: A serious Introduction shows how our current financial method was once imposed through elites and the way they reap the benefits of it. The ebook poses the query: how, through diversified different types of funds, do we relish that they've diversified results? The authors reveal how smooth cash calls for perpetual development, a rise in inequality, environmental devastation, expanding commoditization, and, hence, the perpetual intake of ever extra stuff. those will not be intrinsic positive aspects of cash, yet, particularly, of debt-money. this article exhibits that, via learning funds in different cultures, we will have funds that higher serves the wider targets of society.
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