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Theory in social and cultural anthropology : an encyclopedia

Author: Richard L Warms; R Jon McGee; Sage Knowledge.
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications, Inc., 2014. [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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Social and cultural anthropology and archaeology are rich subjects with deep connections in the social and physical sciences. Theory in social and Cultural Anthropology is a much-needed source providing quick overviews of key theories and theorists within the field.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
2 volumes (xxxiii, 996 pages)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Warms; R Jon McGee; Sage Knowledge.
ISBN: 9781784024666 178402466X
OCLC Number: 875123893
Description: 1 online resource (328 entries) : 6 images
Contents: Subaltern Studies --
Subjectivity --
Sustainability --
Swadesh, Morris --
Symbolic and Interpretive Anthropology --
Symbolic Interactionism --
Systems Theory --
Tambiah, Stanley --
Tax, Sol --
Tedlock, Barbara and Dennis --
Thick Description --
Torres Straits Expedition --
Turner, Victor W. --
Tyler, Stephen A. --
Tylor, Edward Burnett --
University of California, Berkeley --
University of Michigan --
Urban Studies --
Utilitarianism --
Vayda, Andrew P. --
Veblen, Thorstein B. --
Visual Anthropology --
Voltaire --
Wagley, Charles --
Wallace, Alfred R. --
Wallace, Anthony F.C. --
Wallerstein, Immanuel --
Weber, Max --
Wenner-Gren Foundation --
Westermarck, Edward --
White, Leslie --
Whorf, Benjamin Lee --
Wilson, Edward O. --
Wilson, Monica --
Wittfogel, Karl --
Wittgenstein, Ludwig --
Wolf, Eric --
World-Systems Theory --
Wundt, Wilhelm --
Chronology of Theory in Anthropology. Mintz, Sidney --
Mobility --
Modernism --
Montesquieu, Comte de --
Morgan, Lewis Henry --
Müller, Max --
Murdock, George Peter --
Musée de l'Homme --
Myth, Theories of --
Nader, Laura --
Nash, June --
Nationalism, Transnationalism --
Native Anthropology, Native Anthropologist --
Needham, Rodney --
Neo-Boasianism --
Neo-Kantianism --
Network Theory/Social Network Analysis --
Nineteenth-Century Evolutionary Anthropology --
Ortner, Sherry --
Oxford University --
Parsons, Elsie C. --
Parsons, Talcott --
Phenomenology --
Pike, Kenneth --
Pitt Rivers, Augustus Henry Lane Fox --
Plato --
Polanyi, Karl --
Political Economy --
Popper, Karl --
Postcolonial Theory --
Postmodernism --
Poststructuralism --
Practice Theory --
Prague School of Linguistics --
Psychological Anthropology --
Public Sphere --
Queer Theory --
Rabinow, Paul --
Race --
Radcliffe-Brown, A.R. --
Radin, Paul --
Rappaport, Roy --
Rational Choice Theory --
Redfield, Robert --
Religion --
Rhodes-Livingstone Institute --
Richards, Audrey --
Rites de Passage --
Rivers, W.H.R. --
Rivet, Paul --
Rockefeller Foundation --
Róheim, Géza --
Rosaldo, Michelle Zimbalist --
Rosaldo, Renato --
Rouch, Jean --
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques --
Royal Anthropological Institute --
Sacrifice --
Sahlins, Marshall --
Said, Edward --
Sanday, Peggy Reeves --
Sapir, Edward --
Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis and Neo-Whorfianism --
Saussure, Ferdinand de --
Scapes --
Schapera, Isaac --
Scheper-Hughes, Nancy --
Schneider, David M. --
Seligman, Charles Gabriel --
Semiotics --
Service, Elman R. --
Simmel, Georg --
Smith, Adam --
Smith, Grafton Elliot --
Smith, Neil --
Smith, William Robertson --
Smithsonian Institution --
Social Constructionism --
Social Studies of Science --
Sociolinguistics --
Soviet Anthropology --
Spencer, Herbert --
Spencer, Walter Baldwin, and Francis James Gillen --
Sperber, Dan --
Spiro, Melford --
Srinivas, M.N. --
Steward, Julian --
Strathern, Marilyn --
Structural Functionalism --
Structural Marxism --
Structuralism. Fortes, Meyer --
Fortune, Reo --
Foster, George M. --
Foucault, Michel --
Frankfurt School --
Frazer, James G. --
Freud, Sigmund --
Fried, Morton --
Frobenius, Leo --
Gadamer, Hans-Georg --
Game Theory --
Geertz, Clifford --
Geffray, Christian --
Gender and Anthropology --
Gender Diversity --
Gene-Culture Coevolution --
Generative Grammar --
Gennep, Arnold van --
Gift Exchange --
Girard, René --
Globalization Theory --
Gluckman, Max --
Godelier, Maurice --
Goffman, Erving --
Goldenweiser, Alexander A. --
Goodenough, Ward H. --
Goody, Jack --
Graebner, Fritz --
Gramsci, Antonio --
Great Exhibition of 1851 (Crystal Palace) --
Greenberg, Joseph --
Griaule, Marcel --
Gumperz, John J. --
Habermas, Jürgen --
Habitus --
Haddon, Alfred C. --
Hall, Edward T. --
Hallowell, A. Irving --
Harris, Marvin --
Harvey, David --
Hegel, Georg W.F. --
Hermeneutics --
Herskovits, Melville --
Hertz, Robert --
Historical Particularism --
Hobbes, Thomas --
Hocart, Arthur M. --
Human Behavioral Ecology --
Human Relations Area Files, Cross-Cultural Studies --
Human Universals --
Humanistic Anthropology --
Hurston, Zora Neale --
Husserl, Edmund --
Hymes, Dell --
Institut d'Ethnologie (Paris) --
Jakobson, Roman O. --
Jameson, Fredric --
Kardiner, Abram --
Kluckhohn, Clyde --
Kroeber, Alfred L. --
Kuper, Hilda B. --
Labov, William --
Lacan, Jacques --
Lafitau, Joseph-Frandcois --
Lamphere, Louise --
L'Année Sociologique --
Latour, Bruno --
Leach, Edmund --
Leacock, Eleanor --
LeVine, Robert --
Lévi-Strauss, Claude --
Lévy-Bruhl, Lucien --
Lewis, Oscar --
Lienhardt, Godfrey --
Linton, Ralph --
London School of Economics --
Lounsbury, Floyd --
Lowie, Robert --
Lubbock, John --
Lyotard, Jean-François --
Maine, Henry James --
Mair, Lucy --
Malinowski, Bronislaw --
Malthus, Thomas R. --
Manchester School --
Marcus, George --
Marx, Karl --
Marxist Anthropology --
Material Production, Theories of --
Mauss, Marcel --
McLennan, John --
Mead, George Herbert --
Mead, Margaret --
Meillassoux, Claude. Volume 1. Introduction --
Abu-Lughod, Lila --
Alliance-Descent Debate --
Althusser, Louis --
American Anthropological Association --
American Museum of Natural History --
Anderson, Benedict --
Animism, Animatism --
Appadurai, Arjun --
Applied Anthropology --
Area Studies --
Aristotle --
Asad, Talal --
Autoethnography --
Bachofen, Johann J. --
Bailey, Frederick G. --
Bakhtin, Mikhail M. --
Barth, Fredrik --
Barthes, Roland --
Bastian, Adolf --
Bataille, Georges --
Bateson, Gregory --
Baudrillard, Jean --
Benedict, Ruth F. --
Benjamin, Walter --
Binford, Lewis R. --
Biography/Life Writing --
Bloch, Maurice --
Bloomfield, Leonard --
Boas, Franz --
Bohannan, Paul --
Bourdieu, Pierre --
Burke, Kenneth --
Butler, Judith --
Cambridge University --
Carneiro, Robert L. --
Chicago World's Columbian Exposition (1893) --
Childhood --
Chodorow, Nancy --
Chomsky, Noam --
Clifford, James --
Cognitive Anthropology --
Columbia University --
Communitas --
Comparative Linguistics --
Comparative Method --
Comte, Auguste --
Condorcet, Jean-Antoine Nicolas de Caritat --
Critical Theory --
Cultural Ecology --
Cultural Materialism --
Cultural Relativism --
Cultural Transmission --
Culture and Personality --
Culture Area Approach --
Darwin, Charles --
Dawkins, Richard --
Deconstruction --
Deleuze, Gilles, and Félix Guattari --
Dependency Theory --
Derrida, Jacques --
Descriptive Linguistics --
Diffusionism, Hyperdiffusionism, Kulturkreise --
Discourse Theory --
Douglas, Mary --
Du Bois, W.E.B. --
DuBois, Cora --
Dumont, Louis --
Dundes, Alan --
Durkheim, Émile --
Economic Anthropology --
Ethnography of Speaking --
Ethnohistory --
Ethnomethodology --
Ethnoscience/New Ethnography --
Ethology, Human --
Evans-Pritchard, E.E. --
Evolutionary Anthropology --
Evolutionary Psychology --
Face-to-Face Interaction --
Fanon, Frantz --
Feminist Anthropology --
Ferguson, Adam --
Firth, Raymond --
Fischer, Michael --
Formalism/Substantivism.
Responsibility: editors, R. Jon McGee, Richard L. Warms, Texas State University.

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