Morality, Crisis and Capitalism: Anthropology for Troubled Times (Hardcover)

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By Jean-Paul Baldacchino (Editor), Jon P. Mitchell (Editor)
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'May you live in interesting times' was made famous by Sir Austen Chamberlain. The premise is that 'interesting times' are times of upheaval, conflict and insecurity - troubled times. With the growing numbers of displaced populations and the rise in the politics of fear and hate, we are facing challenges to our very 'species-being'. Papers in the volume include ethnographic studies on the 'refugee crisis', the 'financial crisis' and the 'rule of law' crisis in the Mediterranean as well as the crisis of violence and hunger in South America.

About the Author


Jon P. Mitchell is Professor and currently Head of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Sussex. He is a member of the editorial board of the Anthropological Journal of European Cultures, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, Journal of Mediterranean Studies, and Etnografica (Lisbon).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781800736115
ISBN-10: 1800736118
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Publication Date: September 13th, 2022
Pages: 206
Language: English