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By Yi-Chieh Jessica Lin

"The Anthropology of Stuff" is a part of a brand new sequence devoted to cutting edge, unconventional how one can attach undergraduate scholars and their lived issues approximately our social global to the facility of social technology principles and facts. Our target with the undertaking is to assist spark social technological know-how imaginations and in doing so, new avenues for significant idea and motion. every one "Stuff" name is a brief (100 web page) "mini textual content" illuminating for college students the community of individuals and actions that create their fabric global.

Yi-Chieh Lin unearths how the entrepreneurial power of rising markets, reminiscent of China, comprises the chance to learn from pretend stuff, that's counterfeit items that depend upon our fascination with model names. scholars will realize how the names and emblems embroidered and published all alone outfits hold their very own ticket above and past the use price of the goods themselves. The ebook offers an excellent creation for college kids to worldwide markets and their function in identifying how they function.

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