Social Anthropology

Social Anthropology : Investigating Human Social Life

By (author) Alan Barnard , By (author) Tim Ingolds , Edited by Dr. Graham Lawler , Edited by Rachel Elliott


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Who 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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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 134 x 212 x 12mm | 222.26g
  • 12 Nov 2006
  • Glmp Ltd
  • Abergele
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • photographs and line drawings
  • 1842850849
  • 9781842850848
  • 468,584

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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.

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