Peasant Society and the Image of Limited Good

@article{Foster1965PeasantSA,
  title={Peasant Society and the Image of Limited Good},
  author={G. M. Foster},
  journal={American Anthropologist},
  year={1965},
  volume={67},
  pages={293-315}
}
"Human behavior is always motivated by certain purposes, and these purposes grow out of sets of assumptions which are not usually recognized by those who hold them. The basic premises of a particular culture are unconsciously accepted by the individual through his constant and exclusive participation in that culture. It is these assumptions-the essence of all the culturally conditioned purposes, motives, and principles-which determine the behavior of a people, underlie all the institutions of a… Expand
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