The Resource Market orientalism: : cultural economy and the Arab Gulf States, Benjamin Smith, (ebook)

Market orientalism: : cultural economy and the Arab Gulf States, Benjamin Smith, (ebook)

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Market orientalism: : cultural economy and the Arab Gulf States
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Market orientalism:
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cultural economy and the Arab Gulf States
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Benjamin Smith
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eng
Summary
Although the Arab states of the Persian Gulf are leaders in many of the measures of absolute wealth that have traditionally defined success in the global economy, they have had a much harder time becoming accepted in the equally fractured and hierarchal realm of the cultural economy, where practices, signs, and perceptions of propriety matter. Market Orientalism examines how emerging markets are imagined as cultural economic spaces―spaces that are assembled, ranked, desired, and sometimes punished in ways built on earlier forms of dealing with "backward" economies and peoples. Such imaginations not only impact investment and guide policy, but also create stories of economic value that separate "us" from "them." While market Orientalism functions anywhere that questions of "deserved" wealth come down to cultural/economic differences between places, Smith focuses on the Arab states of the Gulf. By combining field research with extensive analysis of news archives concerning the cultural economies of the Gulf states, Market Orientalism addresses important motivations for economic relations and provides a framework to analyze how prejudice, fashion, taste, and waste are vital to both narrow and widespread forms of economic activity
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Smith, Benjamin
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330.95357
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non fiction
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hoopla digital
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Syracuse studies in geography
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  • Cultural property
  • Electronic books
  • United Arab Emirates
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adult
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Market orientalism: : cultural economy and the Arab Gulf States, Benjamin Smith, (ebook)
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9780815653448
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MWT11718914
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Market orientalism: : cultural economy and the Arab Gulf States, Benjamin Smith, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780815653448
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11718914
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11718914
System control number
MWT11718914
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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