Small places, large issues an introduction to social and cultural anthropology /

Main Author: Eriksen, Thomas Hylland.
Format: Ebook
Language: English
Published: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2001.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Series: Anthropology, culture, and society.
Online Access: Read Ebook
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : comparison and context
  • A brief history of anthropology
  • Fieldwork and its interpretation
  • The social person
  • Local organisation
  • Person and society
  • Kinship as descent
  • Marriage and alliance
  • Gender and age
  • Social hierarchies
  • Politics and power
  • Exchange
  • Production and technology
  • Religion and ritual
  • Modes of thought
  • The challenge of multiple traditions
  • Ethnicity
  • The politics of identity : nationalism and minorities
  • The global, the local, and the glocal
  • Epilogue : and so what?

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