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Risks, rewards and uncertainty : fishermen of Southern Sri Lanka

Alexander, Paul


In recent years many anthropologists and economists have turned away from the construction of highly abstract models in favour of analytically focussed studies of the ways individuals choose among ; alternative possibilities of behaviour. Such studies may be called indigenous economics, generative models, the new ethnography and several other rubrics, but common to all is an emphasis on the processes of choice and decision-making. One outcome of these studies is that many of the ideological...[Show more]

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Date published: 1973
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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