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Social and Cultural Anthropology: The Key Concepts

3rd Edition

By Nigel Rapport

Routledge – 2015 – 560 pages

Series: Routledge Key Guides

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Description

Social and Cultural Anthropology: the Key Concepts is an easy to use A-Z guide to the central concepts that students are likely to encounter in this field.

Now fully updated, this third edition includes entries on:

  • Material Culture
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Hybridity
  • Alterity
  • Cosmopolitanism
  • Ethnography
  • Applied Anthropology
  • Gender
  • Cybernetics

With full cross-referencing and revised further reading to point students towards the latest writings in Social and Cultural Anthropology, this is a superb reference resource for anyone studying or teaching in this area.

Contents

Preface Introduction List of Concepts Key Concepts Biography Index

Author Bio

Nigel Rapport is Professor of Anthropological and Philosophical Studies at the University of St Andrews; he has also held the Canada Research Chair in Globalization, Citizenship and Justice. He is the author of numerous books on anthropology, including Transcendent Individual: Essays Toward a Literary and Liberal Anthropology (1997) and, I am Dynamite: An Alternative Anthropology of Power (2003). Both are published by Routledge.

Name: Social and Cultural Anthropology: The Key Concepts: 3rd Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Nigel Rapport. Social and Cultural Anthropology: the Key Concepts is an easy to use A-Z guide to the central concepts that students are likely to encounter in this field. Now fully updated, this third edition includes entries on: Material Culture Environment Human...
Categories: Social & Cultural Anthropology, History & Theory of Anthropology, Anthropology - Soc Sci