Social and Cultural Anthropology: The Key Concepts
Published June 29th 2000 by Routledge – 480 pages
Series: Routledge Key Guides
Social and Cultural Anthropology: The Key Concepts is the ideal introduction to this discipline, defining and discussing its central terms with clarity and authority. Among the concepts explored are:
Each entry is accompanied by extensive cross-referencing and an invaluable list of suggestions for further reading, making this a superb reference resource for anyone studying or teaching anthropology.
'Well written, full of ideas, often interesting and provocative. It should be of use to both teachers and advanced students of anthropology - Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute
'Rapport and Overing's excellent book…should be regarded as key reading for undergraduates, postgraduates and professional anthropologists alike.' - Stuart McLean, University of West England
Nigel Rapport and Joanna Overing are both Professors of Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews. Nigel Rapport is the author of numerous books on anthropology, including Transcendent Individual: Essays Toward a Literary and Liberal Anthropology (1997) and, with Anthony P Cohen, Questions of Consciousness (1995). Both are published by Routledge. Joanna Overing is the editor of Reason and Morality (Routledge, 1985).