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Moore, Henrietta L.

Anthropology in Theory: Issues in Epistemology

Moore, Henrietta L. - Anthropology in Theory: Issues in Epistemology, ebook

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This second edition of the widely praised Anthropology in Theory: Issues in Epistemology, features a variety of updates, revisions, and new readings in its comprehensive presentation of issues in the history of anthropological theory and epistemology over the past century.

  • Provides a comprehensive selection of 60 readings and an insightful overview of the evolution of anthropological theory
  • Revised and updated to reflect an on-going strength and diversity of the discipline in recent years, with new readings pointing to innovative directions in the development of anthropological research
  • Identifies crucial concepts that reflect the practice of engaging with theory, particular ways of thinking, analyzing and reflecting that are unique to anthropology
  • Includes excerpts of seminal anthropological works, key classic and contemporary debates in the discipline, and cutting-edge new theorizing
  • Reveals broader debates in the social sciences, including the relationship between society and culture; language and cultural meanings; structure and agency; identities and technologies; subjectivities and trans-locality; and meta-theory, ontology and epistemology

Keywords: theory and method, ethnography, society and culture, behavior, anthropological data, language and method, neuroanthropology, objects, objectification, ethics, subjectivity, body, gender, linguistics, environment, history of anthropology

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2
Page amount
616 pages
Category
Geography, Travel
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118780596
Printed ISBN
9780470673355

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