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Genevieve Vaughan
Born November 21, 1939 (1939-11-21) (age 81)
Occupation Gift Economy/Peace activist, Author
Known for Gift Economy Researcher, Feminist
Main interests Gift Economy

From a wealthy background, Genevieve Vaughan grew up in Italy. She became interested in her husband's research into language as exchange, but developed her own theory of language as gift. After becoming a radical feminist, she has written several books on the gift economy, including For-Giving, which was read on the show.

She is using her wealth to try to promote her vision of a gift economy, such as by organising international gift economy conferences, and through her website at

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