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The Flow of Goods and Service in Hierarchically Ordered Rural Societies: Patronage, Clientage, and the Livro Da Virtuosa Bemfeitoria of the Infante Dom Pedro of Portugal

Revised version of a paper prepared for the session “Rethinking Patron-Client Reciprocity in Neo-liberal Capitalism” at the 109th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, New Orleans, LA, November 17, 2010.

Production, Consumption, Business and the Economy: Structural Ideals and Moral Realities

ISBN: 978-1-78441-056-8, eISBN: 978-1-78441-055-1

ISSN: 0190-1281

Publication date: 16 September 2014

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Social implications

Patronage and clientage are often-misunderstood behaviors, sometimes referred to as corrupt, that alternatively may be explained and understood as part of a still viable and operational socio-cultural system that goes back to a period before the colonization of Brazil.

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Greenfield, S.M. (2014), "The Flow of Goods and Service in Hierarchically Ordered Rural Societies: Patronage, Clientage, and the Livro Da Virtuosa Bemfeitoria of the Infante Dom Pedro of Portugal

Revised version of a paper prepared for the session “Rethinking Patron-Client Reciprocity in Neo-liberal Capitalism” at the 109th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, New Orleans, LA, November 17, 2010.

", Production, Consumption, Business and the Economy: Structural Ideals and Moral Realities (Research in Economic Anthropology, Vol. 34), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 375-407. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0190-128120140000034013

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