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The Native Leisure Class: Consumption and Cultural Creativity in the Andes

Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld - Business & Economics - 1999 - 259 pages
In the Andean city of Otavalo, Ecuador, a cultural renaissance is now taking place against a backdrop of fading farming traditions, transnational migration, and an influx of ...
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The Poison in the Gift: Ritual, Prestation, and the Dominant Caste in a ...

Gloria Goodwin Raheja - Social Science - 1988 - 286 pages
The Poison in the Gift is a detailed ethnography of gift-giving in a North Indian village that powerfully demonstrates a new theoretical interpretation of caste. Introducing ...
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Salaula: The World of Secondhand Clothing and Zambia

Karen Tranberg Hansen - Business & Economics - 2000 - 298 pages
When we donate our unwanted clothes to charity, we rarely think about what will happen to them: who will sort and sell them, and finally, who will revive and wear them. In this ...
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Nightwork: Sexuality, Pleasure, and Corporate Masculinity in a Tokyo Hostess ...

Anne Allison - Social Science - 1994 - 213 pages
In Nightwork, Anne Allison opens a window onto Japanese corporate culture and gender identities. Allison performed the ritualized tasks of a hostess in one of Tokyo's many ...
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