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  1. Introductory books on Anthropology 11 items
    There are no set textbooks for this module: the key readings consist of articles and book chapters taken from a variety of sources. However, those new to anthropology may find it useful to read and consult an introductory text alongside of the readings that we do. Some suggested introductory books are listed below:
    1. An introduction to social anthropology: sharing our worlds - Hendry, Joy c2008

      Book 

    2. Anthropology: the basics - Peter Metcalf 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    3. Encyclopedia of social and cultural anthropology - Alan J. Barnard, Jonathan Spencer 2002

      Book 

    4. Introducing anthropology - Merryl Wyn Davies, Piero 2002

      Book 

    5. Cultural anthropology: a contemporary perspective - Roger M. Keesing, Andrew Strathern 1998

      Book 

    6. What is anthropology? - Thomas Hylland Eriksen 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    7. Ethnography: principles in practice - Martyn Hammersley, Paul Atkinson 1995

      Book 

    8. Companion encyclopedia of anthropology - Tim Ingold 2002

      Book 

    9. Anthropology: the basics - Peter Metcalf 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    10. Social and cultural anthropology: the key concepts - Nigel Rapport, Joanna Overing 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book 

  2. Introductory resources on Ethnographic Film and Visual Anthopology 5 items
    Throughout this module we will watch and discuss a series of classic ethnographic films. These selected texts can be read alongside these films to help you understand, among other things, how ethnographic films are made, their aims and the ways in which issues of representation are addressed
    1. Film as ethnography - Peter Ian Crawford, David Turton 1992

      Book Background

    2. Doing visual ethnography: images, media and representation in research - Sarah Pink 2007

      Book Background

    3. Taylor & Francis Online :: Visual Anthropology: Published in cooperation with the Commission on Visual Anthropology

      Webpage  This links to the Journal 'Visual Anthropology' which contains many articles you can choose to explore

    4. The ethnographer's eye: ways of seeing in anthropology - Anna Grimshaw 2001

      Book 

  3. Tutorial 1: We 'Other' Natives: Thinking and Learning Anthropologically 15 items
    1. Key Readings 2 items
    2. Further Selected Readings 13 items
      1. The innocent anthropologist: notes from a mud hut - Barley, Nigel, British Museum 1983

        Book 

      2. The affluent society - Galbraith, John Kenneth 1999

        Book 

      3. The reinvention of primitive society: transformations of a myth - Kuper, Adam, Kuper, Adam 2005

        Book 

      4. Hunter-gatherers: an interdisciplinary perspective - Panter-Brick, Catherine, Layton, Robert, Rowley-Conwy, P. 2001

        Book 

      5. Politics and history in band societies - Leacock, Eleanor Burke, Lee, Richard B. 1982

        Book 

      6. Indigenism: ethnic politics in Brazil - Ramos, Alcida Rita 1998

        Book 

      7. The forest people - Turnbull, Colin Macmillan 1963

        Book 

  4. Tutorial 2: The Anthropology of Exchange and Material Culture 11 items
    1. Key Readings 2 items
    2. Further Readings 9 items
      1. Exchange - Davis, John, 1938- 1992

        Book 

      2. Stone age economics - Sahlins, Marshall David 1974

        Book  See 'On the spirit of the gift'.

      3. Ongka: a self-account by a New Guinea big-man - Ongka, Strathern, Andrew c1979

        Book 

      4. Inalienable possessions: the paradox of keeping-while-giving - Weiner, Annette B. 1992

        Book 

      5. The ethnography of Malinowski: the Trobriand Islands, 1915-18 - Malinowski, Bronislaw, Young, Michael W. 1979

        Book 

  5. Tutorial 3: Masculinity, Femininity and Cultures of Relatedness 14 items
    1. Key Readings 2 items
      1. Gender, reproduction and kinship (chapter 1) - Linda Stone 1997

        Chapter 

    2. Further Readings 12 items
      1. Gender and kinship: essays toward a unified analysis - Collier, Jane Fishburne, Yanagisako, Sylvia Junko 1987

        Book 

      2. The elementary structures of kinship - Lâevi-Strauss, Claude, Needham, Rodney 1969

        Book 

      3. American kinship: a cultural account - Schneider, David Murray 1968

        Book 

      4. The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea - Weiner, Annette B. 1988

        Book 

      5. Cloth and human experience - Weiner, Annette B., Schneider, Jane 1989

        Book  See chapter "Why Cloth? Wealth, Gender and Power in Oceania"

  6. Tutorial 4: Cultural Classifications and Rites of Passage 14 items
    1. Key Readings 2 items
    2. Further Readings 12 items
      1. Controlling anger: the anthropology of Gisu violence - Heald, Suzette c1998

        Book 

      2. Initiation - La Fontaine, J. S. 1985

        Book 

      3. Gender rituals: female initiation in Melanesia - Lutkehaus, Nancy, Roscoe, Paul Bernard 1995

        Book 

      4. Coming of age in New Jersey: college and American culture - Moffatt, Michael 1989

        Book  See 'What college is really like' (chapter 2)

      5. Making incomplete - Marilyn Strathern

        Chapter 

  7. Tutorial 5: Cultural Classifications and Social Orders 11 items
    1. Key Readings 2 items
      1. Nuer journeys, Nuer lives: Sudanese refugees in Minnesota - Holtzman, Jon 2000

        Book  Selected passages

    2. Further Readings 9 items
      1. Social anthropology: [an alternative introduction] - Cheater, Angela P. 1989

        Book  See Chapter 8 'The political dimension'.

      2. Kinship and marriage among the Nuer - Evans-Pritchard, E. E. 1951

        Book 

      3. Nuer religion - Evans-Pritchard, E. E. 1956

        Book 

      4. African political systems - Fortes, Meyer, Evans-Pritchard, E. E., International African Institute 1987

        Book 

  8. Going beyond your reading list 1 item
    1. You will find further information about the resources available in your subject area via the Sociology LibguideGeneral access to Skills support and Library services can also be found here (links open in new windows).

  9. Film Showings and Discussion 0 items
    The materials in each of these sections are provided to read / review in tandem with viewing the key film.
    1. The Imbala Ritual 0 items
    2. The Trobriand Islanders 0 items
    3. Ongka's Big Moka 0 items
    4. The Nuer 0 items
    5. The Sakkudei 0 items
    6. Cannibal Tours 0 items