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This can be things like glaring at people who cut in line, or moving away from someone who stands too close to you.    Also, tacit culture goes beyond rules. This ‘institutionalism’ consists mainly in extending market models and rational choice approaches into new areas, while relying heavily on the concept of ‘transaction costs’ borrowed from Douglass North and others (Acheson 2002). We would probably examine biological races by seeking to trace their evolutionary history over long periods of time, using data from genetics, from physical anthropology, and from archaeology.

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