Social-Cultural Anthropology

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  • 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 very Senior Faculty Member of the Department of Anthropology, Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand. Ever since his joining in the department as faculty in 1985, he has been sincerely and academically engaged in teaching and researches in Post-graduate Department of Anthropology. He has contributed a lot in organising a number of national seminar, symposium and workshop in the department. He has attended three dozens seminars and symposium of national and international level. He has to his credit three and half dozen articles in Journals of national and international repute. He has to his credit nine books under co-authorship and fourteen books under single authorship. Some of his recently published books are Bio-cultural Evolution, Jaivik Sanskritik Udvikasa, Bharatiya Pragaitihasik-Puratattvik Manavashastra, Sampreshanatmak Manavashastra, Neo-Anthropological Theory, Chikitsatmak Manavashastra, Social-cultural Anthropology, Anthropological Research Methodology: Theory and Practice and Communicational Anthropology.