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Oedipus in the Trobriands

Social Science - 1993 - 200 pages
Spiro challenges the argument of Bronislaw Malinowski that the matrilineal society of the Trobriand Islands produced a psychological constellation -- a matrilineal complex ...
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Anthropological Other Or Burmese Brother?: Studies in Cultural Analysis

Melford E. Spiro - Social Science - 250 pages
The studies collected in this volume represent Spiro's contention that despite marked differences, non-Western peoples are "brother," not "other," and that the opportunity to ...
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Gender and Culture: Kibbutz Women Revisited

Social Science - 1996 - 116 pages
Based on a study of the Israeli kibbutz movement, "Gender and Culture" discusses the differences in male and female orientations to marriage, the family, and work. Spiro ...
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Gender Ideology and Psychological Reality: An Essay on Cultural Reproduction

Melford E. Spiro - Social Science - 1997 - 220 pages
Why do members of a society espouse culturally constituted beliefs that are at odds with their personal interests and experiences? This text answers this question by ...
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Family: Socialization and Interaction Process

Robert F. Bales, Talcot Parsons - Social Science - 2014 - 440 pages
First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Theory In Anthropol Liban, Volume 86

ROBERT A MANNERS, DAVID KAPLAN - Reference - 2013 - 600 pages
First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religion

Michael Banton - Social Science - 2013 - 224 pages
As the basic questions of social structure were elucidated there came a quickening of interest among social anthropologists in the study of religion. Chapters in this book ...
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Cognitive Relativism and Social Science

Diederick Raven, Lieteke Van Vucht Tijssen, Jan De Wolf - Social Science - 297 pages
Modern epistomology has been dominated by an empiricist theory of knowledge that assumes a direct individualistic relationship between the knowing subject and the object of ...
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