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Eric Schniter and Nathaniel Wilcox comment on Bram Tucker's article, "Do Risk and Time Experimental Choices Represent Individual Strategies for Coping with Poverty or Conformity to Social Norms? Evidence from Rural Southwestern Madagascar", which "revisits a debate played out in Current Anthropology as to whether subsistence decisions are the result of individual strategy to cope with poverty and increase wealth... or conformity to social norms."


This article was originally published in Current Anthropology, volume 53, issue 2, in 2012. DOI: 10.1086/664569


University of Chicago Press/Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research



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