In this Issue

Editor’s note

Editor’s note | Full text


Banknotes, bookkeeping barter, and cloth money: Conversions of “special-purpose money” in the cloth and dammar trade of Sulawesi, Indonesia, 1860–1905
Albert Schrauwers | Abstract

Zimbabwe’s national museums and monuments: Constructing culture and making money
Lorna L. Zukas | Abstract

Bitcoin and its spheres of consumption: Transactional orders of consuming money in the Czech and Slovak Bitcoin community
Martin Tremčinský | Abstract

Risk and responsibility: Private equity financiers and the US shale revolution
Sean Field | Abstract

Banking the Bazl: Building a future in a sanctioned economy
Ehsan Lor Afshar | Abstract

Anything but micro—no small change: Informality practices at a nonprofit microlender in Washington, DC
Antoaneta Tileva | Abstract

Incorporating craft: An experiment in community ownership in postliberalization India
Jane E. Lynch | Abstract

“Islands of excellence”: On the emergence of corporate socials in India
Nicole Rigillo | Abstract

Durable conversions: Property, aspiration, and inequality in urban northern Kenya
Hannah Elliott | Abstract

The economics of state violence: Explaining mass deportation
Beth F. Baker | Abstract

COVID-19’s ambiguous parcel: Agency, dignity, and claims to a rightful share during food parcel distribution in lockdown South Africa
Magnus Godvik Ekeland | Abstract

The Symposium

How can economic anthropologists contribute to our understanding of pandemic responses and recovery?

Turning the world on its head: The virus that disrupted “business as usual”
Fadwa El Guindi | Full text

Not just disease: Ideology of risk and Indigenous population decline in North America
Gerardo Gutiérrez, Catherine M. Cameron | Full text

What does pandemic response and recovery look like through the lens of anthropogenic violence and inequality?
Sabrina C. Agarwal | Full text

The costs and constraints of pandemic response in Mali*
Tiéman Diarra | Full text

The social construction of disaster: Economic anthropological perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic
Anthony Oliver-Smith | Full text

More than the market: Reinventing postpandemic economic relations
Agustín Fuentes | Full text

Book Reviews

Palestine Is Throwing a Party and the Whole World Is Invited: Capital and State Building in the West Bank. Kareem Rabie. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2021. 272 pp.
Nazli Azergun | Full text

The Current Economy: Electricity Markets and Techno-Economics. Canay Özden-Schilling. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2021. 224 pp.
Leo Coleman | Full text

Can Markets Solve Problems? An Empirical Inquiry into Neoliberalism in Action. Daniel Neyland, Véra Ehrenstein, and Sveta Milyaeva. London: Goldsmiths Press, 2019. 336 pp.
Juan M. del Nido | Full text

Digital Nomads: In Search of Freedom, Community, and Meaningful Work in the New Economy. Rachel A. Woldoff and Robert C. Litchfield. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021. 240 pp.
Brandon Hunter-Pazzara | Full text

Forging Transnational Belonging through Informal Trade: Thriving Markets in Times of Crisis. Sandra King-Savic. London: Routledge, 2021. 198 pp.
Ognjen Kojanic | Full text

Reimagining Money: Kenya in the Digital Finance Revolution. Sibel Kusimba. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2021. 240 pp.
Daivi Rodima-Taylor | Full text

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