2. Distribution of Wealth


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A general overview of types of property and stratification in the four major types of civilization: hunters and gatherers, tribesmen, peasants and industrialists. The normal tendencies in systems of property and stratification. The relations of production and the production of relations.

Hann, C., chapter 8.
Woodburn, J., ‘Egalitarian Societies’, Man, 1982, vol.17, no.4., pp.431-451
Hann, C.M. (ed.), Property Relations: renewing the anthropological tradition (1998)
A.Beteille (ed.), Social Inequality (1969) esp. chs. 1, 11,12,13, 17


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