The origins of the economy: a comparative study of distribution in primitive and peasant economies
New York: Academic Press • • Published In • Pages: ??•
By Pryor, Frederic L.
Reciprocal exchange is more probable in societies in which the unit of observation is relatively small (215).
Small units force members to obtain goods from others outside the family.
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Reciprocal Exchange||Dependent||Exchange Transactions, Mutual Aid|
|Unit of Exchange Size||Independent||Exchange Transactions, Mutual Aid|