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Legacies, logics, logistics : essays in the anthropology of the platform economy /
Jane Guyer.
imprint
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2016]
description
xii, 312 p. ; 24 cm
ISBN
022632673X (, 022632687X (, 9780226326733 (, 9780226326870 (, 9780226326900 (ebook)
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imprint
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2016]
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022632673X (
022632687X (
9780226326733 (
9780226326870 (
9780226326900 (ebook)
contents note
Foundations -- The themes of legacies, logics, logistics -- "Toiling ingenuity": food regulation in Britain and Nigeria -- Public economic cultures -- "The craving for intelligibility": speech and silence on the economy under structural adjustment and military rule in Nigeria (with Laray Denzer) -- Prophecy and the near future: thoughts on macroeconomic, evangelical, and punctuated time -- From market to platform: shifting analytics for the study of current capitalism -- Cultures of calculation -- The eruption of tradition?: on ordinality and calculation -- Percentages and perchance: archaic forms in the twenty-first century platforms -- Intricacy and impasse: dilemmas of value in soft-currency economies -- Indexing people to money: the fate of "shelter" -- Toward ethnography and the people's economies -- Composites, fictions, and risk: toward an ethnography of price -- Soft currencies, cash economies, new monies: past and present -- Is the "real economy" disaggregating, disappearing, or deviating?
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10484124
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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