Formalist debate 1-2
Debate. Sahlins and polyani.Karl Polyani,Great transformations 1944, then Trade and Market 1957. Formalist Harold Schnider.
Law of maximization.
No maximization in kula system.
Law of demand and supply
Depend on kinship structure belief system religion.
Demand for mahua but do not want to disturb forest spirits.
Law of rationalization
rationality depends on culture to culture. For tribals kinship is most important not money. Even kahenmann showed that behaviour is the key.
Sahlins. Kinship is motive not profit.