Review: Money in a human economy

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Keith Hart is clearly professionally dedicated to the idea of a human economy: he is the International Director of the Human Economy Programme at the University of Pretoria, the editor of “The Human Economy” book series (in which this book has been published), and editor of the volume at hand, Money in a Human Economy. As an anthropologist, Hart brings novel and compelling insights from classical scholarship together in new ways to advocate for the human economy “as a way of thinking about a better world” (p. 3). Compassionate about social justice and the gross inequities caused by the current global economy, Money in a Human Economy argues for a new view of money, corresponding to a new view of how to organize the economy to make it work in the service of improved quality of life for all humans.

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Contemporary Sociology