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Anthropology and development in traditional societies

Hari Mohan Mathur

Anthropology and development in traditional societies

by Hari Mohan Mathur

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Published by Vikas Pub. House in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Applied anthropology,
  • Economic development -- Social aspects,
  • Rural development

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHari Mohan Mathur.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN397.5 .M38 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 167 p. ;
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1831419M
    ISBN 100706943791
    LC Control Number89903287

      But the study of development, in the sense of traditional societies undergoing social and economic transformation, was seen by many other academic anthropologists as only of ‘practical’ or ‘policy’ relevance and therefore peripheral to the main theoretical core of the discipline, which many thought should concern itself with the. Thomas Hylland Eriksen, the globally recognized educational father of anthropology, gives his perspective on the constitution of anthropology and the way in which anthropologists have explored how individuals make sense of the world. The reader could see this book as a vividly visualized introduction to the power of the anthropological craft.

      What is cultural anthropology, and how can it explain--or even help resolve--contemporary human problems? Robert L. Welsch and Luis A. Vivanco's Cultural Anthropology: Asking Questions About Humanity, Second Edition, uses a questions-based approach to teach students how to think anthropologically, helping them view cultural issues and everyday experiences as an anthropologist Brand: Oxford University Press. Sociology & Anthropology* MAJOR, COURSES PROFESSOR: LeeRay M. Costa (anthropology, gender and women’s studies) ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Jennifer Turner Students who enroll in sociology courses can expect to acquire greater knowledge and an appreciation of social behavior in human groups, organizations, and societies.

    A second obstacle towards the development of applied anthropology is the issue of cultural relativism. Relativism raised the problems of ethics. If culture is to be understood on its own terms as Ruth Benedict has convincingly done in her book patterns of culture, what business did members of one culture have telling those of another what to do Author: Suman Nath. Modernization then is a process of cultural and socio-economic change whereby less developed countries (LDCs) acquire characteristics of western, industrialized societies. It should be noted that this definition is used primarily by European-derived cultures.


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