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Economics and the Making of “Natural Resources”

Frédérique Apffel-Marglin

in Subversive Spiritualities: How Rituals Enact the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199793853
eISBN:
9780199919246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793853.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 focuses on the pre-modern European oral peasantry and their gift economy and rituals on the commons. The chapter argues that the eradication of this world is in great part due to the ... More


Introduction: Spectres of Mauss

Gerald Moore

in Politics of the Gift: Exchanges in Poststructuralism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642021
eISBN:
9780748671861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642021.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The publication of Marcel Mauss's The Gift (1923–4) coincided with what Alan D. Schrift has described as a ‘crisis’ in French philosophy. Increasing political discredit meant philosophy found its ... More


Work: Exploitation at Issue

Marilyn Strathern

in The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064232
eISBN:
9780520910713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064232.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the exploitation of female labor. “Egalitarianism” rests on everyone owning their own labor. Egalitarianism in hunter-gatherer economies is partly described. The term “gift ... More


The Gifted Presence of Intruder in the Dust

Michael Wainwright

in Faulkner and Money

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822529
eISBN:
9781496822567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822529.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Intruder in the Dust (1948), which reasserted Faulkner's literary presence, helping to secure him the Nobel Prize for Literature. In addition to the esteem of this award, the ... More


Scary Monsters? Software Formats, Peer-to-Peer Networks, and the Spectre of the Gift

Andrew Leyshon

in Reformatted: Code, Networks, and the Transformation of the Music Industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199572410
eISBN:
9780191783180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572410.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter focuses upon the rise of peer-to-peer (P2P) networks that destabilized ‘copyright capitalism’ by creating a series of gift economies where products are given away. The challenge of P2P ... More


The Spirit of the Gift in the Peruvian Andes: Yarqa Aspiy in Quispillacta

Frédérique Apffel-Marglin

in Subversive Spiritualities: How Rituals Enact the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199793853
eISBN:
9780199919246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793853.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 introduces an indigenous Peruvian ritual. The first part of the chapter is in the voice of an indigenous woman from a Highland Andean community. In her story she recounts why she rejected ... More


Marcel Mauss: Symbolic Exchange; or, Civilization Under Water

Boris Groys

in Under Suspicion: A Phenomenology of Media

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146180
eISBN:
9780231518499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146180.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Marcel Mauss's views about symbolic exchange in the economy of media-ontological suspicion. It begins by discussing how the aura of medial sincerity and durability—the aura of ... More


Incommensurate Gifts: Michelangelo and the Economy of Revision

William J. Kennedy

in Petrarchism at Work: Contextual Economies in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700019
eISBN:
9781501703812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700019.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores Michelangelo’s fantasy of patrician ancestry, which illustrates his revisionary sense of his professional worth. In particular it examines the mythological drawings and erotic ... More


Economies of Scarcity and Acquisition, Economies of Gift and Thanksgiving: Lessons from Cultural Anthropology

Kenneth W. Stikkers

in Value and Values: Economics and Justice in an Age of Global Interdependence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839673
eISBN:
9780824868604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839673.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter revisits the debate between capitalism and socialism that followed from contradictory claims about human nature by focusing on how cultural anthropology has emerged to contest the ... More


Kant and the Error of Subreption

in The Rhetoric of Error from Locke to Kleist

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770170
eISBN:
9780804775090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770170.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the “as if ” prescription found in the critical philosophy of Immanuel Kant and its relation to what he calls the “error of subreption.” Kant acknowledges resemblance as a ... More


How does it produce?

Julian Tudor Hart

in The political economy of health care: Where the NHS came from and where it could lead

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427830
eISBN:
9781447303930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427830.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The NHS care system operates in ways entirely different from commodity-producing industries. Progress in health care depends on developing professionals as sceptical co-producers of health gains ... More


A space in which to learn

Julian Tudor Hart

in The political economy of health care: Where the NHS came from and where it could lead

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427830
eISBN:
9781447303930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427830.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book has provided evidence, derived from actual care processes, that commercial patterns, no matter how modified, are inappropriate for any health care system aiming to cover the whole lives of ... More


“Street Haunting,” Commodity Culture, and the Woman Artist

Kathryn Simpson

in Woolf and the City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780984259830
eISBN:
9781781382226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780984259830.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines “Street Haunting: A London Adventure” (1927) in the light of commodity culture and the woman artist. It argues that, although the essay is structured around four transactions, ... More


Conclusions

Andrew Millie

in Philosophical Criminology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323709
eISBN:
9781447323723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323709.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In this chapter the place of a philosophical criminology is considered. Criminology is an inter-disciplinary enterprise and, as such, it makes sense for criminologists to engage with other ... More


Wealth in Common: Gifts, Desire, and Colonial Commodities in Woolf and Mansfield

Kathryn Simpson

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers the relationship between Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield. Their relationship was complex and shifting, and characterized by intense feelings of personal and professional ... More


Tikopia

Robert J. Hommon

in The Ancient Hawaiian State: Origins of a Political Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199916122
eISBN:
9780199332823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916122.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter is devoted to mid-twentieth-century Tikopia, a small, autonomous Polynesian community on an isolated 4.6 km2 island. Hawai`i state emergence conjectural stage 2 is modeled after Tikopia. ... More


An Enchanting Exchange: The Gift Economy of Vigía Books

Erin S. Finzer

in Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401520
eISBN:
9781683402190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401520.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The publications of Ediciones Vigía have intense emotional lives that provoke surprise and enchantment among reader-viewers. This chapter explores how and why Vigía books have become such prized ... More


. Cracking the Code

Joshua Raulerson

in Singularities: Technoculture, Transhumanism, and Science Fiction in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319723
eISBN:
9781781381052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319723.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Jean Baudrillard’s critique of Marxist theory, which he came to view as inadequate to the task of theorizing revolutionary politics, is the starting point for Chapter 7’s treatment of postcyberpunk ... More


Hospitality: Soviet Winemakers and the Stalinist Gift Economy

Stephen V. Bittner

in Whites and Reds: A History of Wine in the Lands of Tsar and Commissar

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198784821
eISBN:
9780191827129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784821.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

During the late 1940s, several prominent vintners at Massandra—the former crown estate outside of Yalta—were imprisoned on trumped up charges. Unusual their fate was not—thousands of Soviet citizens ... More


Economies of Script and Print

Richard A. McCabe

in 'Ungainefull Arte': Poetry, Patronage, and Print in the Early Modern Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198716525
eISBN:
9780191787744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716525.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

This chapter argues that the conflict between gift and market economies evident in patronage from the outset was greatly exacerbated by the advent of the press. Yet while print raised multiple ... More


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