The domestic moral economy in the Asia and Pacific region

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This project which commenced in 2011, involved international comparative work with the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Manchester under a project ‘The domestic moral economy: an ethnographic study of values in the Asia and Pacific region’ funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (UK). The project formally ended in 2018 with the publication of the book The Quest for the Good Life in Precarious Times: Ethnographic Perspectives on Domestic Moral Economy (co-edited with C.A. Gregory) ANU Press, Canberra but work is ongoing on issues raised by the project.

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Professor Jon Altman

Professor Jon Altman has a disciplinary background in economics and anthropology. From 1983–90 he was a postdoctoral fellow, research fellow and senior research fellow in the Department of...

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