Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology: An Encyclopedia

Editor/Author McGee, R. Jon and Warms, Richard L.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $488.00
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ISBN: 978-1-45-227631-1
Category: Social Sciences - Anthropology
Image Count: 6
Book Status: Available
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Social and cultural anthropology and archaeology are rich subjects with deep connections in the social and physical sciences. Theory in social and Cultural Anthropology is a much-needed source providing quick overviews of key theories and theorists within the field.

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Table of Contents

  • Volume 1
  • Editorial Board
  • Reader's Guide
  • About the Editor
  • Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Abu-Lughod, Lila
  • Alliance-Descent Debate
  • Althusser, Louis
  • American Anthropological Association
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Anderson, Benedict
  • Animism, Animatism
  • Appadurai, Arjun
  • Applied Anthropology
  • Area Studies
  • Aristotle
  • Asad, Talal
  • Autoethnography
  • Bachofen, Johann J.
  • Bailey, Frederick G.
  • Bakhtin, Mikhail M.
  • Barth, Fredrik
  • Barthes, Roland
  • Bastian, Adolf
  • Bataille, Georges
  • Bateson, Gregory
  • Baudrillard, Jean
  • Benedict, Ruth F.
  • Benjamin, Walter
  • Binford, Lewis R.
  • Biography/Life Writing
  • Bloch, Maurice
  • Bloomfield, Leonard
  • Boas, Franz
  • Bohannan, Paul
  • Bourdieu, Pierre
  • Burke, Kenneth
  • Butler, Judith
  • Cambridge University
  • Carneiro, Robert L.
  • Chicago World's Columbian Exposition (1893)
  • Childhood
  • Chodorow, Nancy
  • Chomsky, Noam
  • Clifford, James
  • Cognitive Anthropology
  • Columbia University
  • Communitas
  • Comparative Linguistics
  • Comparative Method
  • Comte, Auguste
  • Condorcet, Jean-Antoine Nicolas de Caritat
  • Critical Theory
  • Cultural Ecology
  • Cultural Materialism
  • Cultural Relativism
  • Cultural Transmission
  • Culture and Personality
  • Culture Area Approach
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Dawkins, Richard
  • Deconstruction
  • Deleuze, Gilles, and Félix Guattari
  • Dependency Theory
  • Derrida, Jacques
  • Descriptive Linguistics
  • Diffusionism, Hyperdiffusionism, Kulturkreise
  • Discourse Theory
  • Douglas, Mary
  • Du Bois, W. E. B.
  • DuBois, Cora
  • Dumont, Louis
  • Dundes, Alan
  • Durkheim, Émile
  • Economic Anthropology
  • Ethnography of Speaking
  • Ethnohistory
  • Ethnomethodology
  • Ethnoscience/New Ethnography
  • Ethology, Human
  • Evans-Pritchard, E. E.
  • Evolutionary Anthropology
  • Evolutionary Psychology
  • Face-to-Face Interaction
  • Fanon, Frantz
  • Feminist Anthropology
  • Ferguson, Adam
  • Firth, Raymond
  • Fischer, Michael
  • Formalism/Substantivism
  • Fortes, Meyer
  • Fortune, Reo
  • Foster, George M.
  • Foucault, Michel
  • Frankfurt School
  • Frazer, James G.
  • Freud, Sigmund
  • Fried, Morton
  • Frobenius, Leo
  • Gadamer, Hans-Georg
  • Game Theory
  • Geertz, Clifford
  • Geffray, Christian
  • Gender and Anthropology
  • Gender Diversity
  • Gene-Culture Coevolution
  • Generative Grammar
  • Gennep, Arnold van
  • Gift Exchange
  • Girard, René
  • Globalization Theory
  • Gluckman, Max
  • Godelier, Maurice
  • Goffman, Erving
  • Goldenweiser, Alexander A.
  • Goodenough, Ward H.
  • Goody, Jack
  • Graebner, Fritz
  • Gramsci, Antonio
  • Great Exhibition of 1851 (Crystal Palace)
  • Greenberg, Joseph
  • Griaule, Marcel
  • Gumperz, John J.
  • Habermas, Jürgen
  • Habitus
  • Haddon, Alfred C.
  • Hall, Edward T.
  • Hallowell, A. Irving
  • Harris, Marvin
  • Harvey, David
  • Hegel, Georg W. F.
  • Hermeneutics
  • Herskovits, Melville
  • Hertz, Robert
  • Historical Particularism
  • Hobbes, Thomas
  • Hocart, Arthur M.
  • Human Behavioral Ecology
  • Human Relations Area Files, Cross-Cultural Studies
  • Human Universals
  • Humanistic Anthropology
  • Hurston, Zora Neale
  • Husserl, Edmund
  • Hymes, Dell
  • Institut d'Ethnologie (Paris)
  • Jakobson, Roman O.
  • Jameson, Fredric
  • Kardiner, Abram
  • Kluckhohn, Clyde
  • Kroeber, Alfred L.
  • Kuper, Hilda B.
  • Labov, William
  • Lacan, Jacques
  • Lafitau, Joseph-François
  • Lamphere, Louise
  • L'Année Sociologique
  • Latour, Bruno
  • Leach, Edmund
  • Leacock, Eleanor
  • LeVine, Robert
  • Lévi-Strauss, Claude
  • Lévy-Bruhl, Lucien
  • Lewis, Oscar
  • Lienhardt, Godfrey
  • Linton, Ralph
  • London School of Economics
  • Lounsbury, Floyd
  • Lowie, Robert
  • Lubbock, John
  • Lyotard, Jean-François
  • Maine, Henry James
  • Mair, Lucy
  • Malinowski, Bronislaw
  • Malthus, Thomas R.
  • Manchester School
  • Marcus, George
  • Marx, Karl
  • Marxist Anthropology
  • Material Production, Theories of
  • Mauss, Marcel
  • McLennan, John
  • Mead, George Herbert
  • Mead, Margaret
  • Meillassoux, Claude
  • Mintz, Sidney
  • Mobility
  • Modernism
  • Montesquieu, Comte de
  • Morgan, Lewis Henry
  • Müller, Max
  • Murdock, George Peter
  • Musée de l'Homme
  • Myth, Theories of
  • Nader, Laura
  • Nash, June
  • Nationalism, Transnationalism
  • Native Anthropology, Native Anthropologist
  • Needham, Rodney
  • Neo-Boasianism
  • Neo-Kantianism
  • Network Theory/Social Network Analysis
  • Nineteenth-Century Evolutionary Anthropology
  • Ortner, Sherry
  • Oxford University
  • Parsons, Elsie C.
  • Parsons, Talcott
  • Phenomenology
  • Pike, Kenneth
  • Pitt Rivers, Augustus Henry Lane Fox
  • Plato
  • Polanyi, Karl
  • Political Economy
  • Popper, Karl
  • Postcolonial Theory
  • Postmodernism
  • Poststructuralism
  • Practice Theory
  • Prague School of Linguistics
  • Psychological Anthropology
  • Public Sphere
  • Queer Theory
  • Rabinow, Paul
  • Race
  • Radcliffe-Brown, A. R.
  • Radin, Paul
  • Rappaport, Roy
  • Rational Choice Theory
  • Redfield, Robert
  • Religion
  • Rhodes-Livingstone Institute
  • Richards, Audrey
  • Rites de Passage
  • Rivers, W. H. R.
  • Rivet, Paul
  • Rockefeller Foundation
  • Róheim, Géza
  • Rosaldo, Michelle Zimbalist
  • Rosaldo, Renato
  • Rouch, Jean
  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
  • Royal Anthropological Institute
  • Sacrifice
  • Sahlins, Marshall
  • Said, Edward
  • Sanday, Peggy Reeves
  • Sapir, Edward
  • Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis and Neo-Whorfianism
  • Saussure, Ferdinand de
  • Scapes
  • Schapera, Isaac
  • Scheper-Hughes, Nancy
  • Schneider, David M.
  • Seligman, Charles Gabriel
  • Semiotics
  • Service, Elman R.
  • Simmel, Georg
  • Smith, Adam
  • Smith, Grafton Elliot
  • Smith, Neil
  • Smith, William Robertson
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Social Constructionism
  • Social Studies of Science
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Soviet Anthropology
  • Spencer, Herbert
  • Spencer, Walter Baldwin, and Francis James Gillen
  • Sperber, Dan
  • Spiro, Melford
  • Srinivas, M. N.
  • Steward, Julian
  • Strathern, Marilyn
  • Structural Functionalism
  • Structural Marxism
  • Structuralism
  • Subaltern Studies
  • Subjectivity
  • Sustainability
  • Swadesh, Morris
  • Symbolic and Interpretive Anthropology
  • Symbolic Interactionism
  • Systems Theory
  • Tambiah, Stanley
  • Tax, Sol
  • Tedlock, Barbara and Dennis
  • Thick Description
  • Torres Straits Expedition
  • Turner, Victor W.
  • Tyler, Stephen A.
  • Tylor, Edward Burnett
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Michigan
  • Urban Studies
  • Utilitarianism
  • Vayda, Andrew P.
  • Veblen, Thorstein B.
  • Visual Anthropology
  • Voltaire
  • Wagley, Charles
  • Wallace, Alfred R.
  • Wallace, Anthony F. C.
  • Wallerstein, Immanuel
  • Weber, Max
  • Wenner-Gren Foundation
  • Westermarck, Edward
  • White, Leslie
  • Whorf, Benjamin Lee
  • Wilson, Edward O.
  • Wilson, Monica
  • Wittfogel, Karl
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig
  • Wolf, Eric
  • World-Systems Theory
  • Wundt, Wilhelm
  • Chronology of Theory in Anthropology