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  • The Risk Reduction Reciprocity Model

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    have been as successful in identifying risk reduction reciprocity model in cross-cultural examples, such as Bliege Bird et. al. (2002), which proposed that this could be because of their treatment of free riders or just that they practice food and resource sharing without any concern for reducing risk of loss of resources. Either way, as previously mentioned quite a bit of research has been conducted to identify types of risk reduction reciprocity strategies, and much more research has been done to

  • The Crimes Of Pygmy Eyes

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    Question One Cephu had committed many crimes, one being what is probably one of the most heinous crimes in Pygmy eyes, and one that rarely occurs. His first and less major sin was to refuse to share and participate with the other hunters and families. He had gone off to make a camp and fire of his own, even though the group was supposed to be working together and had a mutualistic relationship. His other crime was the major one and what everyone in the camp had been waiting for. Not only did he

  • The Philosophy Of Marketing And Effect

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    Psychology of Marketing, ground breaking work, retains a copyright date of 1984. (Budzowski, 2012) Here is an overview of the 6 principles of persuasion: Principle of reciprocation Provided that each and every individual tradition uses a principle of reciprocity, we can think of it as a powerful legislation that is universal. It straightforward: “I’m obligated to provide something in return, if you provide me something.” In addition, says Cialdini, “You are given a minute of strength after someone has thanked

  • Relation Between Relation And Social Capital Of The Act Of Reciprocation )

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    Molm, Shaefer, and Collett (2007) conducted a study to determine whether there was any sort of value involved with reciprocity. These authors examine the relationship between what is given (referred to as instrumental values for both reciprocators) and the symbolic values (or the social capital of the act of reciprocation). They suggest that there are three criteria that must be met to measure the value of the relationship, which include recurrence across time, uncertainty in reciprocation, and voluntary

  • Why Do Anthropologists Study Gift Giving?

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    anthropology of gifts has been mostly studied in the context of non-Western cultures. The important roles of gift giving were highlighted by classical anthropologists such as Malinowski, Mauss and Levi-Strauss. They stressed the significance of reciprocity and obligation suggested in gift exchange and that gift giving is a one practice of material expression that integrates a society. Gift giving is essential to the studies of many anthropological debates such as sociability, alienation, sacrifice

  • Stone Age Economics

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    “If economics is the dismal science, the study of hunting and gathering economies must be its most advanced branch” (Sahlins 1972: 1). Stone Age Economics is one of the well-known books in the subfield of economic anthropology provided by an American cultural anthropologist, Marshall Sahlins. This book is a slight representation in the literature dealing with ‘primitive’ or ‘tribal’ economic life. This book consists of a series of chapters that lacks a proper conclusion of Sahlins discoveries

  • Six Persuasion Principles

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    reveal a greater clarity of the concepts and to increase their integration into real life circumstances. My own personal experience is documented and analyzed to determine ways in which the persuasion principles were applied (McLean, 2010). Reciprocity Reciprocity involves the common desire to trade of something of worth or provide some type of assistance. The people involved should treat each other with dignity. If someone displays kindness or grants help, then the receiver should be courteous

  • Mauss Gift-Exchange

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    exchange is unjustified (Rus, 2008), that is, commodity-exchange does indeed contain elements that are traditionally attributed to gift-exchange. This essay will explore the major differences between the two types of exchange based on Mauss’ theory on reciprocity, and demonstrate with examples the presence of ‘hybrid’ form of exchange in capitalist societies. Functions of gift-exchange and commodity-exchange Gift-exchange and commodity-exchange serve different purposes and functions in the society. According

  • Multiple Relationships Within The Counseling Profession

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    Multiple relationships in the counseling profession are one of the most controversial topics. What makes this topic so interesting is although engaging in multiple relationships with clients is not ethically or legally wrong practitioners still shy away and frown upon it. For some practitioners having multiple relations with a client is inevitable, especially those living in rural communities. If a practitioner in such a community does not engage in multiple relations it can have an effect on how

  • Generalized Reciprocity In Anthropology

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    Reciprocity in Anthropology In many societies they are goods and services are exchange, meaning that is one way or another we might return that same favor or service later in our life as time passes. A French anthropologist Marcel Meuss said that societies related to terms of giving and receiving. One important lesson people can learn from him is that better to give than to receive. Sometimes this can be a true, but sooner or later they will get something in return. What does reciprocity mean in