Social and Cultural Anthropology by Nigel Rapport
The Key Concepts

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Social and Cultural Anthropology: The Key Concepts is the ideal introduction to this discipline, defining and discussing its central terms with clarity and authority. Among the concepts explored are:

Cybernetics Ecriture Feminine Gossip Human Rights Moralities Stereotypes Thick Description Violence.

Each entry is accompanied by extensive cross-referencing and an invaluable list of suggestions for further reading, making this a superb reference resource for anyone studying or teaching anthropology.

 

About Nigel Rapport

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Nigel Rapport and Joanna Overing are both Professors of Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews. Nigel Rapport is the author of numerous books on anthropology, including Transcendent Individual: Essays Toward a Literary and Liberal Anthropology (1997) and, with Anthony P Cohen, Questions of Consciousness (1995). Both are published by Routledge. Joanna Overing is the editor of Reason and Morality (Routledge, 1985).
 
Published September 2, 2000 by Routledge. 480 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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