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" The form usually taken is that of the gift generously offered; but the accompanying behaviour is formal pretence and social deception, while the transaction itself is based on obligation and economic self-interest. "
Classical Traditions and Modern Meanings - Page 38
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The Rope of Moka: Big-men and Ceremonial Exchange in Mount Hagen, New Guinea

Andrew Strathern - Ceremonial exchange - 1971 - 254 pages
...usually taken is that of the gift generously offered ; but the accompanying behaviour is formal pretence and social deception, while the transaction itself...is based on obligation and economic selfinterest.' In this passage Mauss sets up a number of oppositions, in a dialectical manner, between the social...
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Rational Choice and Social Exchange: A Critique of Exchange Theory

Anthony Heath - Political Science - 1976 - 194 pages
...usually taken is that of the gift generously offered; but the accompanying behaviour is formal pretence and social deception, while the transaction itself is based on obligation and economic (or political) self-interest' (p. 1). 4 The central obligation involved is that of making a return...
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Romantic Motives: Essays on Anthropological Sensibility

George W. Stocking - Social Science - 1989 - 280 pages
...exchange. But this archaic form consists of prestations which are in theory voluntary, disinterested and spontaneous, but are in fact obligatory and interested....is based on obligation and economic selfinterest. (1924:1) Neither Aristotle's treatment of friendship nor Mauss's treatment of the gift can be taken...
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Reading the Postmodern Polity: Political Theory as Textual Practice

Michael J. Shapiro - Social Science - 1992 - 177 pages
...exchange "the form usually taken is that of the gift generously offered, but accompanying behavior is formal pretense and social deception, while the...transaction itself is based on obligation and economic self interest. "10 Influenced by Mauss's analysis, some have elaborated models of society and culture...
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Strategy and Choice

Richard Zeckhauser - Business & Economics - 1991 - 402 pages
...usually taken is that of the gift generously offered, but the accompanying behaviour is formal pretence and social deception, while the transaction itself is based on obligation and economic selfinterest" (1967, p. 1). "It is the law of the gift," wrote H. Newell Wardle (1931, p. 658), that it may not be...
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Children Of The Great Depression: 25th Anniversary Edition

Glen H Elder - Psychology - 1998 - 470 pages
...usually taken is that of the gift generously offered; but the accompanying behavior is formal pretence and social deception, while the transaction itself is based on obligation and economic selfinterest" (p. 1). 37 See John A. Penrod, "American Literature and the Great Depression," Ph.D. diss., University...
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Reciprocity in Ancient Greece

Christopher Gill, Norman Postlethwaite, Richard Seaford - History - 1998 - 370 pages
...usually taken is that of the gift generously offered; but the accompanying behaviour is formal pretence and social deception, while the transaction itself is based on obligation and economic self-interest'.8 What makes it possible to consider one's self-interest while appearing to act in the...
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Social Science Quotations: Who Said What, When, and Where

David L. Sills, Robert King Merton - Social Science - 2000 - 437 pages
...gift generously offered; but the accompanying behaviour is forJ56 MAXWELL, JAMES CLERK mal pretence and social deception, while the transaction itself is based on obligation and economic sell-interest. The Gift (1925) 1967:1. 4 Total prestation not only carries with it the obligation to...
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Reading "Adam Smith": Desire, History and Value

Michael J. Shapiro - Philosophy - 2002 - 140 pages
...puts it, "The form usually taken is that of the gift generously offered, but accompanying behavior is formal pretense and social deception, while the...is based on obligation and economic self-interest." 8? Since Mauss, various theorists have theorized society and culture as systems of sign exchange and...
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A Handbook of Cultural Economics

Ruth Towse - Business & Economics - 2003 - 494 pages
...usually taken is that of the gift generously offered: but the accompanying behaviour is formal pretence and social deception, while the transaction itself...is based on obligation and economic self-interest' (Maus. 1925, 1960, p. 1), All his examples are drawn from studies of archaic societies, most famously...
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