Journal Article Review of Rousseau, B., & Taylor, J. P. (2012). Kastom Ekonomi and the Subject of Self-Reliance.
This week we discussed Rousseau and Taylor’s (2012) article “Kastom Ekonomi and the Subject of Self-Reliance”. This is a particularly pertinent topic to discuss during the COVID-19 pandemic. Oceanic communities disconnected to the rest of the world due to border shut downs have been turning to the traditional economy to get by. For many (although… Continue readingCash Economy, evaluative dualism, Fiji, gift economy, Informal Settlement, Kastom Economy, Kastom Ekonomi, Modernity, Papua New Guinea, Ralph Regenvanu, relational economy, Self-Reliance, Soicalization of Money, Traditional economy, Vanuatu, Vanuatu National Self Reliance Strategy 2020, Year of the Traditional Economy