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Unformatted text preview: currency is [in]tangible and [value] is divorced from the actual object an example of exchange: North American Indian potlatch ceremonies rape steal/destroy the status of the other harken images of daughter exchanges in tribes (women + goods = potential unity) symbolic value attached to gender liminality state of being between states of being spontaneous states that erupts and diverges from everyday behavior does not fit into normal boundaries example of crowd violence: normally condemned behavior is deemed okay - the crowd disassociates its experience from feelings of guilt...
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- Spring '03