The Relevance of Models for Social Anthropology

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Psychology Press, 2004 - Social Science - 238 pages
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There has been much discussion in recent years about the construction of theoretical models useful in the explanation of particular areas of social organization. This volume charts that discussion and its results and covers a wide ethnographic range from the Pacific Island of Truk through African pastoral societies, south-east Asia and Hong Kong, back to Polynesia.
First published in 1965.
 

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Contents

WARD H GOODENOUGH
1
SCHNEIDER
25
Problems in the Comparative Study of Unilineal Descent
87
BARBARA E WARD
113
SAHLINS
139
Notes on Contributors
237
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