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« SOIS GÉNÉREUX ! » DU DON COMME PRINCIPE STRUCTURANT DE L'ORGANISATION SOCIALE DES GITANS DE DEUX PETITS BOURGS ANDALOUS

Abstract : The identity of the Gypsies of Morote and San Juan (Andalusia) is divided into two facets. First of all, it is the fruit of a long historical process which is subjected to the laws and persecutions. It also rests on a gypsy representation of social organisation founded on the concept of prodigality: the one who gives is superior to the one who receives. Thus, the living beings are classified in categories that are thought to be natural according to their real or potential propensity to give. Among members of the same category, the equality is supposed to reign. Sometimes, the gifts are excessive. They cause then disturbances which can be lethal for the community
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Nathalie Manrique. « SOIS GÉNÉREUX ! » DU DON COMME PRINCIPE STRUCTURANT DE L'ORGANISATION SOCIALE DES GITANS DE DEUX PETITS BOURGS ANDALOUS. Anthropologie sociale et ethnologie. Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales, 2008. Français. ⟨tel-02444957⟩

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