Frontiers of capital: ethnographic reflections on the new economy

Melissa S. Fisher (Editor), Greg Downey (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology


"Frontiers of Capital" brings together ethnographies exploring how cultural practices and social relations have been altered by the radical economic and technological innovations of the New Economy. The contributors, most of whom are anthropologists, investigate changes in the practices and interactions of future traders, Chinese entrepreneurs, residents of French housing projects, women working on Wall Street, cable television programmers, and others.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDurham
PublisherDuke University Press
ISBN (Print)0822337398
Publication statusPublished - 2006


  • information society, economic aspects
  • social change
  • culture, economic aspects


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