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Inalienable possessions

the paradox of keeping-while-giving

by Annette B. Weiner

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceania.,
  • Oceania
    • Subjects:
    • Ceremonial exchange -- Oceania.,
    • Women -- Oceania -- Economic conditions.,
    • Women -- Oceania -- Social conditions.,
    • Economic anthropology -- Oceania -- Methodology.,
    • Feminist anthropology -- Oceania.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-217) and index.

      StatementAnnette B. Weiner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN662 .W45 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 232 p. :
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1562163M
      ISBN 100520076036, 0520076044
      LC Control Number91043580


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Inalienable possessions book Weiner, Inalienable Possessions; The Paradox of Keeping-While-Giving. Berkeley: University of Cali fornia Press,pp. Bibl. Index. Figs. ISBN H.J.M. CLAESSEN In this book, based on a number of previously published - but thoroughly rewritten - articles, Annette Weiner presents her views on the complex.

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Finely crafted objects at Mississippian centers have often been regarded as prestige goods, which were given as gifts or exchanged in social transactions designed to build alliances and to enhance prestige. Focusing on one such class of objects, I argue that carved stone palettes were ritual gear kept in bundles, which suggests that they could not have been exchanged or freely given.

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speak of alienable and inalienable possessions, although other terms have been applied, among them dominant/subordinate, active/ passive, and inherited/acquired (Elbert and Pukui ). 3 This paper presents evidence for the alienable/inalienable distinc­ tion in an Austronesian language for which it is previously unreported.

possession definition: 1. the fact that you have or own something: 2. something that you own or that you are carrying. Learn more. My research is carried out in accordance with British design historian Judy Attfield’s viewpoint of ‘design’ as a’ social practice of modernity’ that may be investigated through a set of micrological research methodologies exemplified in her pioneering book Wild Things: The Material Culture of Everyday Life (Oxford: Berg, ).

Google ScholarAuthor: Martina Grünewald. John Locke () argued that the law of nature obliged all human beings not to harm “the life, the liberty, health, limb, or goods of another”: The state of nature has a law of nature to govern it, which obliges every one: and reason, which is that law, teaches all mankind, who will but consult it, that being all equal and independent.

Israel's Inalienable Possesions - The Gifts and the Calling of God Which are Without Repentance. From Wikisource. Israel's Inalienable Possesions The Gifts and the Calling of God Which are Without Repentance () by David Baron TABLE OF CONTENTS. Book Source Institution University of South Florida Library Subjects / Keywords Dissertations, Academic -- Cultural Anthropology -- Masters -- USF Title Inalienable possessions and flyin' west: african american women in the pioneer west Aggregation USF Electronic Theses and Dissertations Format Book.

rights and access. N/A. A copy of the Declaration of Independence at the New York Public Library, in Thomas Jefferson’s handwriting, with “inalienable rights”. Israel’s Inalienable Possessions: The Gifts and the Calling of God which are without Repentance () By DAVID BARON PREFACE. THE substance of this booklet is an address, afterwards written out in amplified form for The Scattered Nation, whence, by request, it is now reprinted.

May the Great Shepherd of Israel bless this weak and inadequate effort to quicken interest in. Maurice Godelier has further elaborated on Annette Weiner’s ideas on inalienable possessions in The Enigma of the Gift. The Challenge of Inalienable Possessions. Inalienable possessions.

Economists have often shunned the idea of pondering exactly why people want goods. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Publications Pages Publications Pages. In linguistics, inalienable possession refers to the linguistic properties of certain nouns or nominal morphemes based on the their always being possessed. The semantic underpinning is that entities like body parts and relatives do not exist apart from a possessor.

For example, a hand implies (someone's) hand, even if it is severed from the whole body. Likewise, a father implies. Inalienable Possessions: The Paradox Of Keeping While Giving by Weiner, Annette B.

"Weiner provides not only a new perspective on social and natural reproduction but also a framework through which to compare societies. The inalienable gifts that God gives the world are essentially the gifts of creation/life and cosmological and moral order.

Like most inalienable possessions, the recipients can never fully repay the giver for the simple reason that the gifts carry with them some "surplus value" that are beyond repayment. The concept of Inalienable Possessions coined from Annette Weiner’s observation regarding the many objects of the Trobriand islanders who view those objects as culturally imbued with a spiritual sense of the gift giver (Wilk ).

Thus, when they transfer in physical form from one individual to another the objects reserve meaningful bonds associated with that of the giver. 2 Inalienable possessions: what hearts, mothers, and shadows have in common 14 1.

Resonance between relations 14 2. The grammatical category of inalienable possession 15 3. The semantic xtension e of inalienable possessions 18 4.

The pragmatic function of. Natural rights and legal rights are two types of l rights are those that are not dependent on the laws or customs of any particular culture or government, and so are universal and inalienable (they cannot be repealed by human laws, though one can forfeit their enforcement through one's actions, such as by violating someone else's rights).

Inalienable possession and personhood in a Q'eqchi'Mayan community PAUL K OCKELMAN This essay interprets the relation between inalienable possessions and per- sonhood among speakers of Author: Paul Kockelman.