Anthropology in Theory: Issues in Epistemology by Henrietta L. Moore,Todd Sanders PDF

By Henrietta L. Moore,Todd Sanders

ISBN-10: 0470673354

ISBN-13: 9780470673355

This moment variation of the generally praised Anthropology in idea: matters in Epistemology, encompasses a number of updates, revisions, and new readings in its accomplished presentation of concerns within the heritage of anthropological concept and epistemology over the last century.

  • Provides a accomplished collection of 60 readings and an insightful evaluate of the evolution of anthropological theory
  • Revised and up to date to mirror an on-going energy and variety of the self-discipline in recent times, with new readings pointing to leading edge instructions within the improvement of anthropological research
  • Identifies an important thoughts that replicate the perform of enticing with concept, specific methods of pondering, studying and reflecting which are specific to anthropology
  • Includes excerpts of seminal anthropological works, key vintage and modern debates within the self-discipline, and state-of-the-art new theorizing
  • Reveals broader debates within the social sciences, together with  the connection among society and tradition; language and cultural meanings; constitution and organization; identities and applied sciences; subjectivities and trans-locality; and meta-theory, ontology and epistemology

Show description

Read Online or Download Anthropology in Theory: Issues in Epistemology PDF

Best anthropology books

Paul Spencer's The Samburu: A Study of Gerontocracy in a Nomadic Tribe PDF

In an period of fast switch for Africa, this nomadic tribe clings to its conventional lifestyle. This e-book examines their society, and gives the 1st complete released description of human lifestyles within the region. the writer, a social anthropologist, spent greater than years one of the Samburu; as an followed member of 1 in their clans, he perceived how their values and attitudes are heavily interwoven with a social method that resists swap.

Download e-book for kindle: The Ethnographic Imagination: Textual Constructions of by Paul Atkinson

First released in 1990, The Ethnographic mind's eye explores how sociologists use literary and rhetorical conventions to show their findings and arguments, and to 'persuade' their colleagues and scholars of the authenticity in their bills. chosen sociological texts within the gentle of latest social conception, the writer analyses how their arguments are developed and illustrated, and offers many new insights into the literary conference of realism and actual debts.

Download e-book for iPad: Searching for Yellowstone: Race, Gender, Family and Memory by Norman K Denzin

Yellowstone. Sacagawea. Lewis & Clark. Transcontinental railroad. Indians as university mascots. All are iconic figures, symbols of the West within the Anglo-American mind's eye. recognized cultural critic Norman Denzin interrogates each one of those icons for his or her cultural that means during this finely woven paintings.

Additional resources for Anthropology in Theory: Issues in Epistemology

Example text

Download PDF sample

Anthropology in Theory: Issues in Epistemology by Henrietta L. Moore,Todd Sanders

by William

Rated 4.19 of 5 – based on 12 votes