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The language of possession: Three case studies

Keen, Ian


Anthropologists often construe property in terms of rights, obligations, and interests, or use property in a largely undefined way. The use of the language of rights as a metalanguage is questionable for it is culturally specific, having developed in the

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Language in Society
DOI: 10.1017/S0047404513000043


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