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Money In An Unequal World: Keith Hart And His Memory Bank #2020

Money In An Unequal World Keith Hart And His Memory Bank Hart believes that humanity stands on the threshold of a new era in which there will be a pressing need to develop conceptually and in practice an awareness of the common problems facing world socie

  • Title: Money In An Unequal World: Keith Hart And His Memory Bank
  • Author: Keith Hart
  • ISBN: 9781587990755
  • Page: 309
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Money In An Unequal World: Keith Hart And His Memory Bank By Keith Hart, Hart believes that humanity stands on the threshold of a new era in which there will be a pressing need to develop, conceptually and in practice, an awareness of the common problems facing world society as a whole We have scarcely begun to contemplate how to establish and maintain the social, technological and cultural infrastructures we will need to survive in the 21st cHart believes that humanity stands on the threshold of a new era in which there will be a pressing need to develop, conceptually and in practice, an awareness of the common problems facing world society as a whole We have scarcely begun to contemplate how to establish and maintain the social, technological and cultural infrastructures we will need to survive in the 21st century In a polarized world characterized by staggering economic inequalities, recent advances in technology offer radical possibilities for the development of human freedom and equality Hart s particular focus in this book is the Internet, which he argues holds the potential for a re personalization of economic relations In this world, new means of exchange could be harnessed to the ends of a truer economic democracy Money is the problem, but it is also the solution Hart, an anthropologist by training, offers a new view on the interaction between money, capitalism, and culture now, in the future, and throughout history The many important strands of thought and experience in this book will challenge established views from all quarters of economic, political, and social thought.

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    1. Really good book.My notes from phd work, which I will clean up into a proper review later Summary latest 30 years war 1914 1945, the Long 20th century 18xx 1914, Monopoly was stolen , great quotes Website and my notes belowp 14 15 money as memory Kant anthropology DelMar similarity Juno Moneta, but better men memory wisdom BUT civ prop money I do not agree since prop status accumulation happens in groups w no money p 24 Rousseau was burned in effigy for Emile I loved Emile Read it for Phil of Ed [...]

    2. At times frustrating, at times intriguing, always thought provoking In the end I wasn t entirely convinced of his hypothesis in part because I wasn t ever entirely sure I fully understood it It would be a great book to use for a discussion circle If I had to boil the book down to a simple takeaway message, it would be that money is a social creation, which means that we can re create it in ways that better serve both our common human needs, and our individual purposes it needn t be an abstract f [...]

    3. The idea of the informal economy the decentralised activities of ordinary people as opposed to the economic policies of governments the joy of visiting former professors is nicking their books

    4. A meta approach to the study of currency and exchange from an anthropological perspective Incorporates 20th century enabling technologies as media of exchange and attempts to reverse perspectives of money currency in terms of locus of power Very interesting read.

    5. Wonderful book by the fellow who s putting together a conference at Cerisy on Marcel Mauss The idea is to try to find a use for money in society to bring us closer rather than alienate us.

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