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Small places, large issues [electronic resource] : an introduction to social and cultural anthropology / Thomas Hylland Eriksen.

By: Eriksen, Thomas Hylland.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Anthropology, culture, and society: Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2001Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (x, 342 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781849641180 (electronic bk.); 1849641188 (electronic bk.); 0585426252 (electronic bk.); 9780585426259 (electronic bk.); 0745317723 (Paper); 9780745317724 (Paper); 0745317731 (Cloth); 9780745317731 (Cloth).Subject(s): Ethnology | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular CultureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Small places, large issues.DDC classification: 306 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : comparison and context -- A brief history of anthropology -- Fieldwork and its interpretation -- The social person -- Local organisation -- Person and society -- Kinship as descent -- Marriage and alliance -- Gender and age -- Social hierarchies -- Politics and power -- Exchange -- Production and technology -- Religion and ritual -- Modes of thought -- The challenge of multiple traditions -- Ethnicity -- The politics of identity : nationalism and minorities -- The global, the local, and the glocal -- Epilogue : and so what?
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 314-331) and index.

Introduction : comparison and context -- A brief history of anthropology -- Fieldwork and its interpretation -- The social person -- Local organisation -- Person and society -- Kinship as descent -- Marriage and alliance -- Gender and age -- Social hierarchies -- Politics and power -- Exchange -- Production and technology -- Religion and ritual -- Modes of thought -- The challenge of multiple traditions -- Ethnicity -- The politics of identity : nationalism and minorities -- The global, the local, and the glocal -- Epilogue : and so what?

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