Looking at Money in America

@article{Oliven1998LookingAM,
  title={Looking at Money in America},
  author={R. Oliven},
  journal={Critique of Anthropology},
  year={1998},
  volume={18},
  pages={35 - 59}
}
  • R. Oliven
  • Published 1998
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Critique of Anthropology
  • ■ This article discusses meanings of money in America and is based on an ethnography carried out in the United States by a Brazilian anthropologist who studied banks, investment companies, health insurance, service clubs, com pulsive spenders, restaurants, shops, scholarly and non-scholarly articles, finan cial magazines, books on personal finance, proverbs, expressions, etc. Money is looked at in relation to love, death, blood, semen, food, God, Catholicism and Protestantism. The author tries… CONTINUE READING
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