The spiritual commons: Some immaterial aspects of community economies in eastern Indonesia
Informed by anthropologist Stephen Gudeman's dialect between the interacting realms of community and market economies, I seek in this article to focus on aspects of the commons and the shared values of a community that might be referred to as the 'spiritual commons'. The phrase speaks specifically to the ideas and practices that guide the ritual and spiritual elements of social life. I argue that the spiritual commons is not a realm set apart from economic life but integral to its reproduction....[Show more]
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