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Kinship

Robert Parkin

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Kinship Introduction Kinship has traditionally been one of the key topics in social and cultural anthropology. There are two principal reasons ...

Language and Law

Justin B. Richland, Anna Weichselbraun

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Language and Law Introduction The emergence since the 1970s of social scientific and humanistic studies of law that orient to its linguistic, ...

Language Ideology

Judith T. Irvine

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Language Ideology Introduction Language ideologies are conceptualizations about languages, speakers, and discursive practices. Like other kinds...

Leakey, Louis

Matthew R. Goodrum

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Louis Leakey Introduction Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey (b. 1903–d. 1972) became a prominent paleoanthropologist during the mid-20th century pri...

Legal Anthropology

Tobias Kelly

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Legal Anthropology Introduction Legal practices, processes, and claims are among the most powerful forces that shape our lives. Legal anthropol...

Lévi-Strauss, Claude

Michael Harkin

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Claude Lévi-Strauss Introduction Claude Lévi-Strauss (b. 1908–d. 2009) was the preeminent French anthropologist of the 20th century and one of...

Linguistic Anthropology

Valentina Pagliai

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Linguistic Anthropology Introduction Alternatively called linguistic anthropology or anthropological linguistics, this subfield of anthropology...

Linguistics, Historical

David Tavárez

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Historical Linguistics Introduction Historical linguistics is a discipline with strong interdisciplinary connections to sociocultural anthropo...

Literacy

Laura Sterponi, Paul F. Lai

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Literacy Introduction Prior to representing a concern of academic inquiry and national and international policy, literacy defines the conditio...

Literary Anthropology

Nigel Rapport

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Literary Anthropology Introduction The field of “literary anthropology” actually covers two fields of study. The first is an exploration of the...

Magic

Pamela A. Moro

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Magic Introduction Theories of magic began with the mid-19th century origins of anthropology. Despite periodic attempts to dissolve the concept...

Malinowski, Bronislaw

Chris Holdsworth

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Bronisław Malinowski Introduction Bronisław Malinowski (b. 1884–d. 1942) is arguably the most influential anthropologist of the 20th century, ...

Marriage

Nancy E. Levine

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Marriage Introduction The anthropological study of marriage has undergone a series of transformations over the past 150 years, as have individ...

Material Culture

Sophie Woodward

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Material Culture Introduction The study of material culture centers upon objects, their properties, and the materials that they are made of, a...

Mead, Margaret

Paul Shankman

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Margaret Mead Introduction Margaret Mead (1901–1978) was the best-known anthropologist of the 20th century. At the time of her death, she was a...

Media Anthropology

Rebecca Pardo, Elizabeth ErkenBrack, John L. Jackson

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Media Anthropology Introduction Although anthropologists have long addressed topics related to media and communications technologies, some ha...

Mendel, Gregor

Anne Buchanan, Kenneth Weiss

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Gregor Mendel Introduction Gregor Mendel (b. 1822–d. 1884) was an Augustinian friar from what is now the Czech Republic. He became known posth...

Mexican Migration to the United States

Luis F.B. Plascencia

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Mexican Migration to the United States Introduction Since the early 1970s, academic analyses of Mexican migration to the United States have be...

Migration

Tilman Lanz

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Migration ...

Militarism, Anthropology and

David Price

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Anthropology and Militarism ...

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