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    Social Anthropology: Investigating Human Social Life (Studymates in Focus) (Paperback) By (author) Alan Barnard, By (author) Tim Ingolds, Edited by Dr. Graham Lawler, Edited by Rachel Elliott

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    DescriptionWho else wants to be able analyse human social life? This expert study guide will meet the needs of all students whether they are studying the field with a Sociology curriculum, as part of a wider anthropology programme, or as a distinct subject. It will help students to write better essays, to speak with more authority in tutorials and seminars, and to prepare for examinations and assessments with more confidence. This book includes details on: Why study social anthropology? Ethnography: writing about peoples; Ecological, economic & political anthropology; Belief, ritual and symbolism; Material culture and aesthetics; Sex, gender, family and kinship; Descent and alliance; Applied and development anthropology; and Anthropology theory.

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    Social Anthropology
    Investigating Human Social Life
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alan Barnard, By (author) Tim Ingolds, Edited by Dr. Graham Lawler, Edited by Rachel Elliott
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 180
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 6 mm
    Weight: 235 g
    ISBN 13: 9781842850848
    ISBN 10: 1842850849

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JHMC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.1T
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17400
    DC22: 306
    Abridged Dewey: 301
    LC classification: GN
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002010
    Thema V1.0: JHMC
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    photographs and line drawings
    Glmp Ltd
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    12 November 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Professor Alan Barnard BA MA PhD is Professor of African Anthropology and Director of Studies in the University of Edinburgh. Alan Barnard is one of the highest achieving anthropologists in the World. He regularly travels the world to lecture on his subject. His status as an international expert means this book is becoming very popular for students.
    Table of contents
    * Why study social anthropology? * Ethnography: writing about peoples * Ecological, economic & political anthropology * Belief, ritual and symbolism * Material culture and aesthetics * Sex, gender, family and kinship * Descent and alliance * Applied and development anthropology * Anthropology theory