Everyday Moral Economies
Food, Politics and Scale in Cuba
|Series title:||RGS-IBG Book Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
Offering a rare glimpse of rural life in modern-day Cuba, this book examines how ordinary Cubans carve out their own spaces for 'appropriate' acts of consumption, exchange, and production within the contradictory normative and material spaces of everyday economic life.
- Discusses the conflict between the socialist-welfare ideal of food as an entitlement and the market value of food as a commodity
- Bridges the fields of human geography and anthropology...