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Inalienable ethnography: Keeping-while-giving and the Trobriand Case

Mosko, Mark


In Inalienable possessions, Annette Weiner (1992) focuses on the paradox of 'keeping-while-giving' rather than the 'norm of reciprocity' as the central issue of social life, drawing heavily on Trobriand examples. In this article, key elements of Weiner's

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Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute


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