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On Money and Quarantine

A Self-Ethnography from Italy

Francesca Messineo

dormant hypochondria that I will have to learn how to deal with. I experienced completely new (and negative) feelings towards ‘outside objects’ on the inside of my home: shopping bags, shoes, jackets, house keys and money. In order to tackle this (shared

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Impatient Accumulation, Immediate Consumption

Problems with Money and Hope in Central Kenya

Peter Lockwood

bag). 2 It was there that Iregi usually waited alongside his peers for an opportunity to make a small amount of money, either by ‘asking’ ( kũhoya ) others to give him a few coins, perhaps a 50 KES note, or by taking a job offered by local market

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God's Delivery State

Taxes, Tithes, and a Rightful Return in Urban Ghana

Anna-Riikka Kauppinen

Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's; And to God the things that are God's. — Matthew 22:21 “Boys come home! Now! Stop wasting my money!” Elikem 1 shouted at the television screen. We were at the office of Mepex, a Ghanaian media company

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Corporate Social Responsibility

The Great Shell Game

Ellen Hertz

companies that employ them—they are appropriating money owed to shareholders and allocating it to broader social causes, a function that resembles government. Friedman objects to this behavior not on economic or legal but on political grounds: managers have

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Reinforcing Authentic Intimacy?

Relationships between an Escort Boy and His Male Clients in the Spectre of COVID-19 in France

Kostia Lennes

sexual services and/or companionship for money through online platforms, is an activity where ‘emotional labour’ ( Chapkis 1997 ) is often discussed. Thus, American sociologist Elizabeth Bernstein (2007a , 2007b ) introduced the concept of ‘bounded

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Householding and social reproduction

Comment on Newberry and Rosen

Deborah James

reason why such servicing is being undertaken by them is because children in school require financial support over the longer term, and this long-term investment is often paid for with borrowed money that will take years to repay as debts heap upon other

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Alena Minchenia

the police and court actions, singled the professional protesters out from others. It should be noted that financial issues were one of the most controversial themes in the field. On the one hand, references to “Western money” were often used by the

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Getting by or getting ahead

State social spending and financialization in Peru

Susan Vincent

to get degrees and establish professional careers. Those unwilling or unable to have a family member work in the mining sector could sharecrop migrant land and earn some money working for families with cash income. Community fiestas provided

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Nadeem Malik

with God through prayer into an industry run for minting money and gaining political influence. Such has always been the case, but this time the dividends of collective prayer in mosques were unprecedented. In this regard, Abi-Habib and Rehman (2020

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The Worth of the ‘While’

Time and Taxes in a Finnish Timebank

Matti Eräsaari

income is easily lost when we operate within a money-based administrative order, something that can be taken for granted in most taxation regimes nowadays. This is why anthropological studies of taxation—while engaging closely related phenomena such as