Jens Zickgraf from Germany – Research On Badagas

Dear JP,
This article – an English description of our research project maybe of interest for you.
Best regards
Jens Zickgraf, M.A.
Jens Zickgraf
“Market, Community and Money in India : Conversations and Monetary Circuits among South Indian Badagas”

Abstract; The project investigates the economy of the Badagas, a modern peasant community living in the Nilgir-Highlands of South India. Owing to the “cultural economics”  of  Stephen Gudeman (1986,1990,2001) and other recent developments in economic anthropology, the project enquires into the “dialectics of market and community” to explore the dynamic construction of “local models “- and how they interact with larger economic and social developments. Thereby both the local tea industry which is mainly born by the Badagas Community and the corresponding “socio-financial landscapes” constitute  focal points of our empirical research.

Zigraf

Click on the pix to read the article in German

[Click here to read the article in English – Wg Cdr JP]

Advertisements

One response to “Jens Zickgraf from Germany – Research On Badagas

  1. I like this post very much

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s