Pericapitalist (as opposed to postcapitalist] is a term that acknowledges, that we are caught in constant transitions and translations between gift and commodity. Between non-capitalist and capitalist forms. So, we are never fully shielded from capitalism.

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Through salvage accumulation, lives and products move back and forth between noncapitalist and capitalist forms; these forms shape each other and interpenetrate. ... pericapitalist spaces are unlikely platforms for a safe defense and recuperation. (Tsing 2015:65)

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# Sources

Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing (2015): The Mushroom at the End of the World On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins, Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford.