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Author Moore, Jerry D.
Title Visions of culture [electronic resource] : an introduction to anthropological theories and theorists / Jerry D. Moore.
Published Lanham, Md. : AltaMira Press, c2012
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 Electronic Book  GN33 .M587 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Edition 4th ed.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 359 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: What's the Point? -- Part I. Founders -- Edward Tylor : The Evolution of Culture -- Lewis Henry Morgan : The Evolution of Society -- Franz Boas : Culture in Context -- Émile Durkheim : The Organic Society -- Part II. The Nature of Culture -- Alfred Kroeber : Configurations of Culture -- Ruth Benedict : Patterns of Culture -- Edward Sapir : Culture, Language, and the Individual -- Margaret Mead : The Individual and Culture -- Part III. The Nature of Society -- Marcel Mauss : Elemental Categories, Total Facts -- Bronislaw Malinowski : The Functions of Culture -- A.R. Radcliffe-Brown : The Structures of Society -- Edward Evans-Pritchard : Social Anthropology, Social History -- Part IV. Evolutionary, Adaptationist, and Materialist Theories -- Leslie White : Evolution Emergent -- Julian Steward : Cultural Ecology and Multilinear Evolution -- Marvin Harris : Cultural Materialism -- Eleanor Burke Leacock : Feminism, Marxism, and History -- Part V. Structures, Symbols, and Meaning -- Claude Lévi-Strauss : Structuralism -- Victor Turner : Symbols, Pilgrims, and Drama -- Clifford Geertz : An Interpretive Anthropology -- Mary Douglas : Symbols and Structures, Pollution and Purity -- Part VI. Structures, Practice, Agency, Power -- James Fernandez : The Play of Tropes -- Sherry Ortner : Symbols, Gender, Practice -- Pierre Bourdieu : An Anthropology of Practice -- Eric Wolf : Culture, History, Power -- Marshall Sahlins : Culture Matters -- Postscript: Current Controversies.
Subject Anthropology -- Methodology.
Anthropology -- Fieldwork.
Anthropologists -- History.
Anthropologists -- Biography.
Related To Print version: Moore, Jerry D. Visions of culture. Lanham, Md. : AltaMira Press, c2012. 9780759122178 0759122172 9780759122185 0759122180 0759122199 (DLC) 2012007088
ISBN 0759122199 (electronic bk.)
9780759122192 (electronic bk.)
9780759122178 (cloth : alk. paper)
0759122172 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780759122185 (paper : alk. paper)
0759122180 (paper : alk. paper)
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