Essays Tagged: "Marshall Sahlins"

Gift giving is an important social action in many societies. Discuss.

a positive effect is reciprocated by an action of equal or higher positive effect to the individual.Marshall Sahlins (On the Sociology of Primitive Exchange, 1974) creates sub-divisions in the idea of ...

(7 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Understanding reciprocity

understandings during fieldwork. There are three main types of reciprocity which were identified by Marshall Sahlins namely generalized reciprocity, balanced reciprocity and negative reciprocity. Gene ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative