Tag: Society for Economic Anthropology

Anthropology of Wage Theft in Colorado

Walter Little , May 22nd, 2020


The theft of immigrant workers’ wages is a growing problem in the United States. In March 2018, University of Denver law student Katie Brown won $15,000 in County…


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Capitalism and the Coronavirus Conspiracy

Walter Little , April 8th, 2020


In France, like many other places, social confinement due to the Coronavirus unfolded quickly. On March 12, President Emmanuel Macron addressed the country to announce the first nation-wide…


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Household Workers’ Struggle for Equal Rights

Walter Little , October 30th, 2019


Domestic labor in urban Latin American life takes center stage in the film, Roma. “Have you seen Roma?” This is perhaps the single most prevalent question I get as…


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Yugoslav Peasants Land Apollo 8

Alexandra Frankel , July 11th, 2019


Is there salad on the Moon? Down on Earth, Yugoslav peasants argued the question. On Christmas Eve 1968, Apollo 8 became the first manned spacecraft to venture around…


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Anthropology for economists

Erin B Taylor , March 14th, 2015


Do economists read anthropology? Certainly David Graeber’s and Gillian Tett’s books have gained traction. Graeber’s “Debt: The First 5,000 Years” ranks at #19 in Amazon&…


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