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Postscript: Economic Anthropology and Development: Some Issues

  • John Clammer

Abstract

The central issue raised by this collection has been that of economic anthropology in relation to development. The answer that the various papers suggested to approaching this have been diverse, although linked by some common unifying theories — one of which is the vitality still left in the ‘classical’ anthropological paradigm, including that paradigm’s stress on fieldwork, holism, culture, and the essential interdependence of society and economy.

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Dependency Theory Taboo Word High Priest Economic Anthropology Gift Relationship 
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Notes

  1. 4.
    See Colin Turnbull, Wayward Servants (New York, 1965).Google Scholar
  2. 8.
    M. Sahlins, Stone Age Economics (London, 1974), pp.41–8.Google Scholar

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© John Clammer 1978

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