Market institutions, trust and norms: exploring moral economies in Nigerian food systems
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Informal market institutions and small-scale traders are responsible for feeding Nigerian cities. This study analyses a range of economic relationships and institutions that have evolved in the context of inadequate formal institutions such as banks and legal contracts. Through examining both personal relationships and institutional based trust, the paper explores the role of moral norms. Trust is shown to be related to sanctions, information on other parties and a range of norms that are drawn on both calculatively and habitually. The perceived moralities of different forms of institution (such as credit systems, trader associations and commission agents) are also examined.
|Research Areas:||Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Business School|
|Citations on ISI Web of Science:||3|
|Deposited On:||02 Dec 2008 15:15|
|Last Modified:||31 Oct 2014 17:32|
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