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Theoretical anthropology.

David Bidney

Theoretical anthropology.

by David Bidney

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [467]-483.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN24 .B492
    The Physical Object
    Pagination506 p.
    Number of Pages506
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6137745M
    LC Control Number53012098
    OCLC/WorldCa490348

    In , his book Structuralism and Ecology detailed the tenets of what would become structural anthropology. In it, he proposed that culture, like language, is composed of hidden rules that govern the behavior of its practitioners. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

    Theoretical foundations The critique of evolutionism. Anthropology is concerned with the lives of people in different parts of the world, particularly in relation to the discourse of beliefs and practices. In addressing this question, ethnologists in the 19th century divided into two schools of thought. Some, like Grafton Elliot Smith, argued that different groups must have learned from one. Outline of a Theory of Practice is recognized as a major theoretical text on the foundations of anthropology and sociology. Pierre Bourdieu, a distinguished French anthropologist, develops a theory of practice which is simultaneously a critique of the methods and postures of social science and a general account of how human action should be understood.

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