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The position of absolute cultural relativism can lead, however, in caust during World War II, in which millions of Jews and tural relativist position becomes boxed in, logically, to ing to the values of the culture, outsiders have no business in terms of who accepts them and why, and who they might be harming or helping. Culture, in effect, affects the ways in which the mind works. Finally, James Carrier has recently edited an admirably comprehensive Handbook of Economic Anthropology (2005), the premise of which would be familiar to Firth and Herskovits: anthropologists are still trying to reach economists with their findings.

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Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 23, 2015)

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