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A genealogy of 'demand sharing': From pure anthropology to public policy

Altman, Jon


In 1993, Nicolas Peterson introduced a novel concept—‘demand sharing’—into the anthropological lexicon via his article ‘Demand sharing: reciprocity and the pressure for generosity among foragers’ (cf. Gomes, Kwok, Martin and Saethre, this volume). The article is Peterson’s most cited work,1 and the concept has been quickly adopted and adapted by anthropologists in Australia and abroad. ‘Demand sharing’ has also been influential in Australia outside academic domains as it has been used...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2011
Type: Book chapter
Source: Ethnography and the Production of Anthropological Knowledge: Essays in Honour of Nicolas Peterson
DOI: 10.22459/EPAK.03.2011.13
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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