Sacrifice, gift, and general economy: moral foundations for rebuilding economy and society after coronavirus

12 Feb 2021
Professor Kieran Keohane

A timely essay from Professor Kieran Keohane in Constellations, December 2020 articulates two general theoretical paradigms to help us account for both the bad (violent) and good (collaborative) manifestations of the current Covid‐19 pandemic crisis by drawing on theories of René Girard and Marcel Mauss.

 Essay available here - free access:

Department of Sociology & Criminology

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