Anthropological Theory: An Introductory History
A comprehensive and accessible survey of the history of theory in anthropology, this anthology of classic readings contains in-depth commentary in introductions and notes to help guide students through excerpts of seminal anthropological works. The commentary provides the background information needed to understand each article, its central concepts, and its relationship to the social and historical context in which it was written.
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The second school, structural functionalism, is associated with A. R. Radcliffe-
Brown (1881 — 1955). Structural functionalists, who drew heavily on Durkheim's
work, sought to understand how cultural institutions maintained the equilibrium
Malinowski was concerned with differentiating his brand of functional ism from
that of A. R. Radcliffe-Brown (see essay 14). Malinowski's theory was derived
from his personal experiences in the field and was concerned with behavior
within a ...
Morice Vanoverbergh, "Negritos of Northern Luzon," Anthropos, XXV (1930), 538
-39, found that some bands contained related males and also that related males
occurred in different bands. j. This material is largely from A. R. Radcliffe-Brown, ...
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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