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Shamanism

Donald Pollock

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Shamanism Introduction Shamanism has been regarded as one of the world’s oldest religions as well as one of its newest; evidence of shamanic p...

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, ...

Social Movements

Yarimar Bonilla

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Social Movements Introduction Within anthropology the literature on social movements has examined a wide arrange of processes and practices of ...

Sexuality

Richard G. Parker, Laura R. Murray

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Sexuality Introduction Research on sexuality (and related topics such as gender, reproduction, and kinship relations) has figured prominently i...

Capitalism

Donald Robotham

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Capitalism Introduction The study of capitalism covers a wide range of issues from the economic to the civilizational which can easily overwhe...

Migration

Tilman Lanz

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Migration ...

Urban Anthropology

Mérida M. Rúa, Arlene Torres

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Urban Anthropology Introduction Urban anthropology investigates cities and the sociocultural experiences and practices of urban dwellers in rel...

Humanistic Anthropology

Frederic Gleach

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Humanistic Anthropology ...

Genocide

Jeff Benvenuto, Alex Hinton

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Genocide Introduction Genocide is one of the most serious problems confronting humanity. It has produced extreme suffering, hundreds of m...

Visual Anthropology

Marcus Banks

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Visual Anthropology Introduction Visual anthropology can be broadly understood as the anthropological study of the visual and the visual study ...

Archaeology

Wendy Ashmore, Thomas C. Patterson

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Archaeology Introduction Archaeology is a historical social science concerned with study of past societies and cultures through material traces...

Human Rights

Samuel Martinez

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Human Rights Introduction Once considered a topic that held little interest for cultural anthropologists, human rights became a focus of growi...

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...

Psycholinguistics

Asifa Majid

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Psycholinguistics Introduction Talking and listening appear to be easy and effortless. What could be simpler? However, the apparent simplicity...

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...

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...

Ethnoscience

John Trumper

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Ethnoscience Introduction Ethnology and ethnography have existed as words and concepts since 1830–1850. Ethnobotany, a name with tentative def...

Archaeology, Indigenous

George P. Nicholas

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Indigenous Archaeology Introduction What has become known as “indigenous archaeology” took form in the 1990s through efforts to ensure a place...

Ethnography

John L. Jackson

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Ethnography Introduction Ethnography is a term that often is employed to describe both a recognizable literary genre within the social sciences...

Consumerism

Jo Littler

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Consumerism Introduction “Consumerism” is a word with multiple meanings and histories. To begin with, it is frequently conflated with “consump...

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