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

By: Eriksen, Thomas Hylland.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Anthropology, culture, and society. Publisher: Jaipur : Rawat Publications, 2010Edition: 3rd ed.Description: x, 364 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9788131606568 (hbk.) .Subject(s): Ethnology | Sociology | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural PolicyDDC classification: 306 ERI
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 and consumption -- Production and technology -- Religion and ritual -- Modes of thought -- Complexity and change -- 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. 330-350) 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 and consumption -- Production and technology -- Religion and ritual -- Modes of thought -- Complexity and change -- Ethnicity -- The politics of identity : nationalism and minorities -- The global, the local, and the glocal -- Epilogue : and so what?

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