Conceptualizing society : [... papers from the first conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists held in summer of 1990 in Coimbra, Portugal]
Intended for undergraduates, academics and researchers in the fields of social anthropology, history and cultural studies, this book provides an account of the state of general theory in social anthropology today.
Print Book, English, 1992
Routledge, London, 1992
Kongress Coimbra 1990
VIII, 152 Seiten
9780415061247, 9780415061254, 0415061245, 0415061253
Introduction Part I Individuals and networks 1 Towards greater naturalism in conceptualizing societies 2 The global ecumene as a network of networks Part II Parts and wholes: the individual and society 3 Comparison, a universal for anthropology: from ‘re-presentation’ to the comparison of hierarchies of values 4 Parts and wholes: refiguring relationships in a post-plural world Part III Models of society, the individual, and nature 5 Societies of nature and the nature of society 6 What goes without saying: the conceptualization of Zafimaniry society