(PhD Temple U 1987; Prof) Political economy, equality, labor, Southern Europe/Mediterranean (email@example.com)
Michael Blim is the author of Equality and Economy: The Global Challenge (2005) and Made in Italy: Small-Scale Industrialization and Its Consequences (1990); he is co-editor with Frances Rothstein of Anthropology and the Global Factory (1992). He is currently writing a book about narratives of economic decline based upon new field research in Central Italy. A second book on equality and global justice is also underway.
Professor Blim is the author of a monthly column called “Below the Fold” at3quarksdaily.com
Selected Books and Articles Available Online:
- 2016 “History, Power and the Rise of the United States Ruling Class.”
- 2014 “The Long and the Short of it: The Value of the Concept of the Longue Duree ́ in the Analysis of Contemporary Economic Development and Decline.” (with G. Goffi) Economia Marche Journal of Applied Economics 33.1 (June 2014).
- 2014 “Kinship and Economic Crisis in the Shoe District of the Marche Region.” (with G. Goffi). Economia Marche Journal of Applied Economics 33.2 (December 2014).
- 2005 Equality and Economy: The Global Challenge. AltaMira Press.
- 2005 Ending World Poverty: Jeffrey Sachs’ Millenarian Vision
- 2004 A Death in the Family: Reflections on Economic Decline in an Industrial District (Paper given, Universita di Milano-Biccocca, May 23, 2004)
- Defining a Field, Describing a World: Jane and Peter Schneider and the Study of Modern Italy
- Gender Equality and Neoliberal Development Policies
- 1990 Made in Italy: Small-Scale Industrialization and its Consequences. Praeger Publishers.
- 2009 Anthropology 72400: Capitalist Crises
- 2008 Anthropology 70600: Reading Weber
- 2008 Anthropology 72200: Work and Labor
- 2008 Anthropology 81800: The Ethics/Politics of Global Equality
- 2007 Anthropology 71700: Key Debates in the Study of Capitalism
- 2006 Anthropology 70800: Economic Anthropology
- 2006 Anthropology 72200: Work, Labor, and Markets
- 2005 Anthropology 70600: Foundations of Anthropological Thought: Marx, Weber, and Durkheim
- 2005 Anthropology 70100: Core Course in Cultural Anthropology