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European Association of Social Anthropologists

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  1. Social Experience and Anthropological Knowledge

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup, Peter Hervik

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    Anthropology poses an explicit challenge to standard notions of scientific knowledge. It claims to produce genuine insights into the workings of culture in general on the basis of individual social experience in the field. Social Experience and Anthropological Knowledge traces the process from the...

    Published July 13th 1994 by Routledge

  2. Gendered Anthropology

    Edited by Teresa del Valle

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    In the last three decades, a remarkable degree of progress has occurred in the study of gender within anthropology. Gendered Anthropology offers a thought-provoking, lively examination of current debates focusing on sex and gender, race, ethnicity, politics and economics and provides insights which...

    Published June 2nd 1993 by Routledge

  3. Other Histories

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    The historization of anthropology has entailed a radically new view upon history and the nature of history. This collection of papers from the first conference of the newly formed European Association of Social Anthropologists demonstrate how ways of thinking about history are important features of...

    Published October 28th 1992 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Rituals

    Edited by Daniel de Coppet

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    Understanding Rituals explores how ritual can be understood within the framework of contemporary social anthropology, and shows that ritual is now one of the most fertile fields of anthropological research. The contributors demonstrate how rituals create and maintain - or transform - a society's...

    Published October 28th 1992 by Routledge

  5. Alcohol, Gender and Culture

    Edited by Dimitra Gefou-Madianou

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    Europeans consitiute 12 and a half per cent of the world's population but consume 50 per cent of the recorded world production alcohol, and this consumption plays a significant role in the cultural, religious, and social identites of these countrise. The contributors show how different groups...

    Published September 30th 1992 by Routledge

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