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Alison Cool

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

LaboratoriesIntroductionLaboratory studies—ethnographic research conducted in and about medical and scientific labs—are connected to movements within ...

Language and Emotion

Sonya Pritzker

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Language and EmotionIntroductionEmotion has been defined, over the centuries, in various ways by psychologists, neuroscientists, and other researchers...

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 and Media

Karl Swinehart

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Language and MediaIntroductionLanguage and media have been central to the mediation of social relations of all sorts throughout millennia, from the ea...

Language and Race

Jennifer Roth-Gordon, Jessica Ray

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Language and RaceIntroductionThe origins of research on race and language can be traced back to early studies during the US civil rights movement in t...

Language and Urban Place

Derek Pardue, Lucas Amaral de Oliveira

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Language and Urban PlaceIntroductionLanguage and urban place is a selective combination of at least three subdisciplines within the US four-field appr...

Language Contact and its Sociocultural Contexts, Anthropology of

Miki Makihara, Juan L. Rodriguez

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Anthropology of Language Contact and Its Sociocultural ContextsIntroductionLanguage contact is not just about language. It extends to a whole complex ...

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...

Language Socialization

Kathryn Howard

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Language Socialization Introduction Language socialization research investigates how the processes of linguistic and cultural development are ...

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...

Legal Pluralism

Carol J. Greenhouse

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Legal PluralismIntroductionLegal pluralism is a major theme for anthropologists concerned with law, and integral to anthropology’s fundamental concern...

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...

Liberalism, Anthropology of

Aaron Ansell

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Anthropology of LiberalismIntroductionAnthropology has long had a love-hate relationship to liberalism. As the disciplinary proponents of other cultur...

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...

Linguistic Relativity

John Leavitt

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Linguistic RelativityIntroductionA principle of linguistic relativity was proposed by the American linguists Edward Sapir (b. 1884–d. 1939) and Benjam...

Linguistics, Historical

David Tavárez

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Historical LinguisticsIntroductionHistorical linguistics is a discipline with strong interdisciplinary connections to sociocultural anthropology, ethn...


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...


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...

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