Risk, reciprocity and social influences on Kung San economics.

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Abstract

Discusses apparent flexibility of organization as a means of reducing risk and the effects that such a social system has on many areas of Bushman life, and illustrates these points by describing the Kung system of reciprocity called hxaro. -M.Barrett

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-84
Number of pages24
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

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Risk, reciprocity and social influences on Kung San economics. / Wiessner, Pauline.

In: Unknown Journal, 1982, p. 61-84.

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