‎The Evolution of Modes of Exchange in the Context of P2P Theory

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Karatani distinguishes four ‘modes of exchange’:
 
Karatani distinguishes four ‘modes of exchange’:
   
mode A, which consists of the reciprocity of the gift ;
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* mode A, which consists of the reciprocity of the gift ;
mode B, which consists of ruling and protection;
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* mode B, which consists of ruling and protection;
mode C, which consists of commodity exchange; and
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* mode C, which consists of commodity exchange; and
mode D, which transcends the other three.
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* mode D, which transcends the other three.
 
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The transcend and include aspect of Mode D helps to see how it is:
 
The transcend and include aspect of Mode D helps to see how it is:
   
Related to the nomadic condition which is entirely about communal shareholding
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* Related to the nomadic condition which is entirely about communal shareholding
Related to the gift economy aspect of the clan societies
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* Related to the gift economy aspect of the clan societies
Related to the distributed aspect of the medieval structures
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* Related to the distributed aspect of the medieval structures
Honours the advantages of the market and even capitalism
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* Honours the advantages of the market and even capitalism
Helps us disentangle mode of production and mode of exchange aspects of commons-based peer production
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* Helps us disentangle mode of production and mode of exchange aspects of commons-based peer production
 
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Kojin Karatani in his book, The Structure of World History: From Modes of Production to Modes of Exchange. Duke University Press, 2014, makes an important theoretical innovation that echoes what we have done in P2P Theory in 2005-6.
 
Kojin Karatani in his book, The Structure of World History: From Modes of Production to Modes of Exchange. Duke University Press, 2014, makes an important theoretical innovation that echoes what we have done in P2P Theory in 2005-6.
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For example,
 
For example,
   
Related to the nomadic condition which is entirely about communal shareholding
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* Related to the nomadic condition which is entirely about communal shareholding
Related to the gift economy aspect of the clan societies
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* Related to the gift economy aspect of the clan societies
Related to the distributed aspect of the medieval structures
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* Related to the distributed aspect of the medieval structures
   
   

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