Economies across Cultures

Towards a Comparative Science of the Economy

  • Rhoda H. Halperin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Rhoda H. Halperin
    Pages 59-85
  3. Rhoda H. Halperin
    Pages 143-169
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 179-226

About this book


A study containing a combination of theory, ethnography and history, focusing upon critical issues of economic organization and change. Labour organization, land tenure and the division of labour by age and sex are treated in the context of both practical and theoretical problems.


anthropology economy labour organization political economy production

Authors and affiliations

  • Rhoda H. Halperin
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CincinnatiUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1988
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-19625-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-19623-4
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