Re: Gift-giving, Debt, and Social Negotiation

P. Creasy (pcreasy@U.WASHINGTON.EDU)
Wed, 15 Nov 1995 17:53:52 -0800

How about Marshall Sahlins' STONE AGE ECONOMICS (don't let the title fool

On Wed, 15 Nov 1995, Jay Kotliar wrote:

> I am reposting this in case it got lost in the shuffle. I am interested in
> the the negotiation of social obligation in egalitarian
> and intermediate socieites. I have been given some references such as
> Aldenderfer 1993 Ritual, Hierarchy, and Change in Foragin Strategies
> Bender 1990 The Dynamics of Nonhierarchical societies
> Clark and Blake 1994
> Power and Prestige: Competitive Generosity and the Emergence of Rank
> Socieites in Lowland Mesoamerica
> If you have some good references and/or would like to make some comments or
> join in a general discussion of the issues