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Anthropology in Theory: Issues in Epistemology

By: Contributor(s): Publication details: United Kingdom; John Wiley and Sons Ltd; 03 Jan 2014Edition: 2nd Revised editionDescription: 600 Pages; PaperbackISBN:
  • 9780470673355
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 301
Summary: This second edition of the widely praised Anthropology in Theory: Issues in Epistemology, features a variety of updates, revisions, and new readings in its comprehensive presentation of issues in the history of anthropological theory and epistemology over the past century. * Provides a comprehensive selection of 60 readings and an insightful overview of the evolution of anthropological theory * Revised and updated to reflect an on-going strength and diversity of the discipline in recent years, with new readings pointing to innovative directions in the development of anthropological research * Identifies crucial concepts that reflect the practice of engaging with theory, particular ways of thinking, analyzing and reflecting that are unique to anthropology * Includes excerpts of seminal anthropological works, key classic and contemporary debates in the discipline, and cutting-edge new theorizing * Reveals broader debates in the social sciences, including the relationship between society and culture; language and cultural meanings; structure and agency; identities and technologies; subjectivities and trans-locality; and meta-theory, ontology and epistemology
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Item type Current library Call number Status Notes Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Karachi In Store 301 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Society & Politics PKLC001983
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Lahore Society and Politics 301 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available PKLC007968
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This second edition of the widely praised Anthropology in Theory: Issues in Epistemology, features a variety of updates, revisions, and new readings in its comprehensive presentation of issues in the history of anthropological theory and epistemology over the past century. * Provides a comprehensive selection of 60 readings and an insightful overview of the evolution of anthropological theory * Revised and updated to reflect an on-going strength and diversity of the discipline in recent years, with new readings pointing to innovative directions in the development of anthropological research * Identifies crucial concepts that reflect the practice of engaging with theory, particular ways of thinking, analyzing and reflecting that are unique to anthropology * Includes excerpts of seminal anthropological works, key classic and contemporary debates in the discipline, and cutting-edge new theorizing * Reveals broader debates in the social sciences, including the relationship between society and culture; language and cultural meanings; structure and agency; identities and technologies; subjectivities and trans-locality; and meta-theory, ontology and epistemology

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