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Description - The Social Meanings of Money and Property by Kenneth O. Doyle

In this fascinating volume Kenneth Doyle provides a conceptual framework for understanding: - the social meanings of money and property - the psychological, cultural, economic and political variables which contribute to these meanings The author advances the concept of money as talisman, by which individuals protect themselves from their individual fears: of incompetence, abandonment, disorganization and constraint -- to mention but a few. Examples in support of this argument are drawn from many social systems, contemporary and historical. Readership - Academics in sociology, psychology and cultural studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761902096
ISBN-10: 0761902090
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 16-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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