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Scarcity, Abundance and Sufficiency: Contributions to Social and Economic Theory


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Title: Scarcity, Abundance and Sufficiency: Contributions to Social and Economic Theory
Authors: Daoud, Adel
E-mail: adel.daoud@sociology.gu.se
Issue Date: 3-Mar-2011
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Science
Institution: Department of Sociology ; Sociologiska institutionen
Parts of work: Paper I. (QUASI )SCARCITY AND GLOBAL HUNGER A Sociological Critique of the Scarcity Postulate with an Attempt at Synthesis. Journal of Critical Realism 6(2) 2007, 199–225.
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Paper II. Linking Food Requirements, Entitlements, and Availability: Exemplified by the 1943 Bengal Famine (Submitted)

Paper III. The Modus Vivendi of Material Simplicity: Counteracting Scarcity via the Deflation of Wants. Review of Social Economy, 2011, iFirst article
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Paper IV. An Organic View of Students’ Want Formation: Pragmatic Rationality, Habitus, and Reflexivity (Submitted)

Paper V. Robbins and Malthus on Scarcity, Abundance, and Sufficiency:The Missing Sociocultural Element American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 69, No. 4 (October, 2010).
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Date of Defence: 2011-03-25
Disputation: fredagen den 25 mars 2011 klockan 10.15 i sal Sappören, Sprängkullsgatan 25, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Sociology
46
Keywords: economics
sociology
scarcity
abundance
sufficiency
Abstract: Economic sociology has established itself as a strong and vibrant field in the social sciences. A number of significant studies have been conducted on the relation between the economy and society: on firms, markets, networks, money, and general action theory. But little has been done on the issues of scarcity, abundance, and sufficiency (SAS). Both economical and sociological approaches seem to assume scarcity as an important premise. But none seems to question the deeper nature of it. The S... more
ISBN: 978-91-979397-1-3
ISSN: 1650-4313
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/24686
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Sociologiska institutionen (-2011)
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

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