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By Richard G. Fox,Andre Gingrich

ISBN-10: 0415260531

ISBN-13: 9780415260534

ISBN-10: 041526054X

ISBN-13: 9780415260541

comparability has lengthy been the spine of the self-discipline of anthropology. yet contemporary advancements in anthropology, together with serious self-reflection and new case reviews sited in a globalized global, have driven comparative paintings apart. For the main half, comparability as conception and technique has been a casualty of the critique of 'grand concept' and of a transforming into distrust of objectivist, hard-science technique within the social sciences.
Today it's time for anthropology to renew its vital activity of exploring humankind via comparability, utilizing its newfound severe self-awareness below altering worldwide stipulations. In Anthropology by means of Comparision, a world staff of popular anthropologists re-visits, re-theorizes and re-invigorates comparability as a sound and fruitful company. The authors discover the worth of anthropological comparability and inspire a global discussion approximately comparative examine. whereas rejecting older, universalist comparative tools, those students take a clean check subaltern and ignored ways to comparability from their very own nationwide traditions. They then current new techniques which are particularly proper to the globalized international of the twenty-first century.
Every pupil and practitioner of anthropology and the social sciences will locate this thought-provoking quantity crucial examining. Anthropology, by means of Comparison is a decision to inventive mirrored image at the prior and efficient motion within the current, a problem to anthropologists to revitalize their exact contribution to human knowing. Anthropology, through Comparison is an quintessential evaluate of anthropology's roots - and its destiny - in regards to the comparative research of humankind.

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