Saturday, March 03, 2007

Gift-giving Societies

There is a fine article out by the anarchist anthropologist, David Graeber on gift-giving societies and other alternatives to market societies as well as discussing the great French social scientist Marcel Mauss. See

http://www.freeword s.org/graeber. html

2 Comments:

Blogger Red Jenny said...

Very interesting, thanks. I'd never heard of Marcel Mauss before.

12:33 PM  
Blogger Larry Gambone said...

I had the vaguest recollection of the name, but didn't have the least idea what he stood for. Always glad to find another great thinker!

12:56 PM  

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