Experiments in Holism: Theory and Practice in Contemporary Anthropology
presents a series of essays from leading anthropologists that critically reexamine the relevance of holism as a foundational tenet of anthropology, and its theoretical and methodological potential in today's world.Represents the first volume to consider the modern role of holism as a central anthropological concern across a wide range of anthropological traditionsCritically examines the past and present predicament of holism and its potential for the renewal of future practiceFeatures contributions from leading anthropologists which discuss how anthropology should be re-designed in the context of a changing worldChallenges many of contemporary anthropology's central methods, theory, and functions
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Published August 2, 2011
Political & Social Sciences.