social anthropology

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social anthropology

n. Chiefly British
Cultural anthropology.

social anthropology

n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) the branch of anthropology that deals with cultural and social phenomena such as kinship systems or beliefs, esp of nonliterate peoples

social anthropology

the branch of anthropology that studies human societies, emphasizing interpersonal and intergroup relations.
See also: Anthropology

social anthropology

1. A branch of anthropology concerned with the study of linguistics, archaeology, ethnography, and ethnology.
2. The branch of anthropology that studies the cultural and social aspects of human communities.
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Noun1.social anthropology - the branch of anthropology that deals with human culture and society
anthropology - the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
garbology - the study of a society by analyzing its garbage
mythology - the study of myths
ritualism - the study of religious or magical rites and ceremonies
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social anthropology

nantropologia culturale
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Stocking, Functionalism Historicized: essays on British social anthropology.
For British social anthropology, Larsen thus takes up the story chapter by chapter from the founder to a living legend.
I wonder if his perception of the fields in Germany had an impact on his perception of ethnological sciences in CEE, and led him to stress their differences with regard to British social anthropology and, more recently, to propose cross-fertilization of the two disciplinary strands (Hann 2012, 2013, 2014).
Still, the fact that all the members of the moshav he studied under Gluckman came from a single community in the High Atlas Mountains has made Shokeid sensitive to the historical context more than most of his contemporaries in British social anthropology.
In the course of situating Leach's work, Tambiah also provides an overview of British social anthropology during Leach' s career.
This requires a brief excavation of British social anthropology from A.

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