Social-Cultural Anthropology

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Overview

  • Author :Gaya Pandey
  • Year of Publication :2017
  • ISBN: :9789351252610
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XIV, 314
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Anthropology, Sociology


About the Book :

Among all branches of anthropology, social-cultural anthropology occupies its special status. It is so because it is concerned with the social-cultural customs, practices, institutions, associations and communities of people residing in different parts of the globe. It also makes us aware of aware of ethos, edos, exotic customs and traditions of the people of world communities. The book covers such topics as:
 Anthropology and its main branches
 Basic concepts of Social-cultural Anthropology
 Marriage
 Family
 Kinship System
 Magic, Religion and Science
 Economic Anthropology
 Political Anthropology
 Linguistic Anthropology
The book is useful for students and scholars of Anthropology who are interested to understand the basic of social-cultural anthropology. It is also useful for the candidates who want to opt anthropology in competitive examination. The students of sociology and social science can also get benefit of knowledge from the book.


About Author :


Gaya Pandey (b. 1954) is a retired Professor of Anthropology, Ranchi University, Ranchi. During his whole academic career, he has to his credit 30 books and 40 articles. Books are on different papers which are taught in different universities of India in undergraduate and postgraduate departments of Anthropology. The books are in both Hindi and English medium. Articles have been published in different journals of repute. He actively participated in more than two dozen national and international seminars held in India. Nine Ph.D. scholars have been awarded Ph.D. degree under his supervision by the University of Ranchi.