framework of production systems, hunting, pastoralism and slash and
burn, settled peasantries, industrial societies, and their subdivisions.
Ways of making a living. The organization and nature of work. Some
advantages and disadvantages of each and reasons for movement from
one to another.
chapter 6; Sahlins, chs.2,3;
Karl Polanyi, ‘The Economy as Instituted Process’ in Trade
and Markets in the Early Empires, eds. Polanyi et al (1958), reprinted
in LeClair and Schneider, pp.122-167 (for further support for Polanyi’s
views, and two counter-criticisms, see the same, pp. 168-233)