Friday, September 14, 2018

Week 4: Forum - the Gift

Using the analysis and examples from the readings by Mauss and Zelizer, discuss the following questions: Is the gift ever free? Is money (cash, gift card, etc) a worthy gift?

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Week 3: Alternative Economies of Appalachia Fieldtrip

Describe how the initiatives we visited in Shawnee and Chesterhill Produce Auction are alternative economic models.

Week 3: The Gift

What are some of the principles of exchange in a gift economy? What does Mauss mean by the expression that the gift is a social, political, economic, religious institution?