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"Under the Thumb" While "One Hand Washes the Other;" Traditional Market Relations in a California Commercial Fishing Community
Vol. 53, No. 1, Special Issue: Maritime Anthropology (Jan., 1980), pp. 4-11
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This paper describes the relationship between small-scale fishermen and fish buyers in California. The purpose of these observations is to explain this aspect of social organization in terms of material conditions and rational behavior, rather than psychology, custom or some other non-rational motivation.
Anthropological Quarterly © 1980 The George Washington University Institute for Ethnographic Research