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2/18/2008 1 Economic & Subsistence Systems 1. Production 2. Distribution/Exchange Market Reciprocal Redistribution 3. Consumption
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2/18/2008 2 Tmove from one to another relationships & social hierarchy Symbolic ± definition ± General, balanced, negative Generalized reciprocity Balanced reciprocity Negative reciprocity Mode of exchange in which ± Examples: ± Gift giving (niece/aunt) ± Kind acts
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2/18/2008 3 Mode of exchange in which …. ± Examples ± Gift giving among friends ± Christmas gifts ± Bartering ± Complicated form ± Mutual gift giving ± Purpose: smoothing social relations among traders/politicians ± SW Pacific ± Participants: male traders traveling between islands
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2/18/2008 4 vast inter-island system of exchange of certain ritual objects — armbands and necklaces – not a system of “commercial trade Kula Ring soulava mwali commercial trade – objects acquired, displayed, and passed Produce far more yams than can eat
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ANTHROPOLO 101 taught by Professor Patil during the Spring '08 term at Ill. Chicago.

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