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Author Komter, Aafke E.

Title Social solidarity and the gift / Aafke E. Komter.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 234 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-224) and index.
Contents The gift: meanings and motives -- The social meanings of things -- Patterns of giving and receiving -- The anatomy of gratitude -- Women, gifts and power -- Social theory and social ties -- Solidarity, gifts and exclusion -- Family solidarity -- Contemporary solidarity -- Changing solidarity -- Social solidarity and the gift.
Summary "This book brings together two traditions of thinking about social ties: sociological theory on solidarity and anthropological theory on gift exchange. The purpose of the book is to explore how both theoretical traditions may complete and enrich each other, and how they may illuminate transformations in solidarity."--Jacket.
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Subject Gifts.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Komter, Aafke E. Social solidarity and the gift. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005 0521841003 0521600847 (DLC) 2004045809 (OCoLC)54817003
ISBN 0511080484 (electronic bk.)
9780511080487 (electronic bk.)
9780511614064 (electronic bk.)
0511614063 (electronic bk.)
9780511079726 (electronic bk.)
0511079729 (electronic bk.)
0521841003 (Cloth)
0521600847 (pbk.)