Essays about: "Gift-exchange"

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  1. 1. Comparison of Japanese and Finnish Gift GivingBehavior

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och lärande

    Author : Nora Ulkuniemi; [2022]
    Keywords : Cultural anthropology; Japan; Finland; gift giving; motives; functions; cultural values;

    Abstract : Gift exchange is at the heart of many social relationships and interactions. Various studies haveimplied that gift-giving is often based on the obligation to reciprocate, thus creating an economicexchange. The common components of gift-giving are the gift, the giver and the receiver, and theoccasion. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Deadweight Loss of Christmas Revisited

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Tobias Lahtinen; Johan Rhodin; [2021-08-04]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to investigate if there is a deadweight loss, (DWL), or gain to society elicited from the gift-exchange during the Christmas holiday in Sweden in 2020. This is done by partly replicating the method used in the famous article The deadweight loss of Christmas, written by Joel Waldfogel (1993). READ MORE

  3. 3. A Sociological Perspective on Organ Transplantation and Donation in Serbia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Teodora Vojnov; [2021]
    Keywords : Organ transplantation; organ donation; social capital; gift exchange theory; motivated information management; theory of planned behaviour; religion.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Organ shortage has been a large issue all over the world, almost for as long as there have been organ transplants. Other than the straightforward issues like the organs not matching between the donor and the recipient, limited availability of suitable donors, logistic problems involved with the transplantation procedure etc. READ MORE

  4. 4. Giving, receiving and reciprocating : A qualitative reanalysis of articles studying disaster aid through gift exchange 

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Malin Hedenskog; [2020]
    Keywords : Mauss; gift exchange; disaster aid; reanalysis;

    Abstract : The impact of international aid is debated in the scholarly literature. One of the theoretical frameworks used to study aid is developed in the Gift [1925] by Marcel Mauss. However, overall there is a lack of knowledge concerning the understanding of Mauss, and how it can be connected to the distribution of aid. READ MORE

  5. 5. Non-ceremonial gift-exchange among didis in Kamathipura : Exploring gift-giving in Asia’s largest red-light district

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Olga González; [2019]
    Keywords : Gift-exchange; gift-giving; sex workers; Kamathipura; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Everyday invisible and hidden non-ceremonial gifts are offered to ease challenges. These gifts create and enhance social bonds as people exchange with those they feel connected to and identify with. READ MORE