The Retail Revolution and a Changing Consumer Culture: Spotlight on South Asia

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Abstract

This issue of Perspectives explores why and how landscapes of production, trade, regulation, and consumption are transformed in contemporary South Asia. It does so by exploring a specific relationship or tension: that of bazaar economies and standardised economies. Conventionally, bazaars or bazaar economies of South Asia and elsewhere are associated with trust, personalised exchange, authenticity, and exoticism. The anthropologist Clifford Geertz famously described bazaar economies as traditional and lacking in organisation.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftPerspectives
Vol/bind2021
Udgave nummerNovember
StatusUdgivet - 5 nov. 2021

Bibliografisk note

Perspectives is issued as an outlet under the The International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, IJAPS (ISSN 1823-6243)

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