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The Concept of Kinship By Ernest Gellner

The Concept of Kinship by Ernest Gellner

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Previously published under the title "Cause and Meaning in the Social Sciences", this collection of essays ranges widely in philosophy, sociology and social anthropology, and the relationships and interaction between the three.

The Concept of Kinship Summary

The Concept of Kinship: And Other Essays on Anthropological Method and Explanation by Ernest Gellner

Previously published under the title "Cause and Meaning in the Social Sciences", this collection of essays is now available in paperback for a student audience. Ranging widely in philosophy, sociology and social anthropology, and the relationships and interaction between the three, The book employs an analytical and occasionally combative approach to elucidate key questions of social scientific method. The 15 essays: consider the work of other eminent social anthropologists (Evans-Pritchard, Leach, Malinowski); discuss trends and developments in approach to the social sciences, including functionalism and structuralism; and subject to rigorous analysis key issues in anthropological enquiry, such as kinship, the relation between nature and society, and the role of language.

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GOR001873358
9780631152873
0631152873
The Concept of Kinship: And Other Essays on Anthropological Method and Explanation by Ernest Gellner
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1987-02-12
230
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