Download E-books Sociology of Black Africa: Social Dynamics in Central Africa PDF

By Georges Balandier

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Download E-books Gendering the Field: Towards Sustainable Livelihoods for Mining Communities PDF

By Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

The chapters during this publication provide concrete examples from around the world to teach how group livelihoods in mineral-rich tracts could be extra sustainable by way of totally integrating gender matters into all facets of the connection among mining practices and mine affected groups. through the mining and the mine-affected groups via a gender lens, the authors point out various sensible options to mitigate the affects of mining on women's livelihoods with no undermining women's voice and standing in the mine-affected groups. The time period 'field' within the identify of this quantity isn't really constrained to the open-cut pits of huge scale mining operations that are male-dominated offices, or with mining as a masculine, capital-intensive undefined, but additionally connotes the broader diversity of mineral extractive practices that are performed informally by means of men and women of artisanal groups at a lot smaller geographical scales during the mineral-rich tracts of poorer international locations.

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Download E-books Primitive Money: In its Ethnological, Historical and Economic Aspects PDF

By Paul Einzig

Primitive cash: In its Ethnological, old and financial features: moment variation, Revised and Enlarged offers with the examine of the position of cash some time past and in chosen areas of the realm. this feature is split into 3 sections, specified as publication I, publication II, and booklet III.
Book I discusses the ethnology of cash extending again to greater than 5,000 years in the past, to the darkish age whilst no longer a lot written proof existed, and to modern-day numerous groups scattered around the globe. The textual content covers the areas of Oceania, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. e-book II appears into the ancient element of cash, from the traditional interval comprising prehistoric currencies equivalent to instruments and adorns, to the Medieval interval, after which to fashionable occasions. publication III is the theoretical part that makes an attempt to outline primitive funds, its services, and its perceived worth. This ebook applies anything glossy whilst it discusses primitive financial coverage, resembling energetic and passive attitudes of the kingdom, restrictionist coverage, stabilizationist coverage, and expansionist financial coverage. This part additionally discusses the philosophy of primitive funds, and its fiscal and old roles. The swap from primitive to trendy cash is tested, and the long run customers comparable to the continuance or redemption of primitive funds is mentioned.
Anthropologists, sociologists, economists, historians, scholars and academicians doing sociological learn, or even businessmen and industrialists can make the most of examining this article.

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