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  1. Session one: Siting anthropology 10 items
    1. Key readings 10 items
      There are a wide range of introductions to social anthropology. Those listed below are suggestions but please feel free to explore the shelves in the library to add to these.
      1. Cultural anthropology: global forces, local lives - Eller, Jack David 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book  See chapters 1, 2 and 3.

      2. The interpretation of cultures: selected essays - Geertz, Clifford 1993

        Book  See chapter 1.

      3. Introduction and Chapter 1

        Chapter  See the introduction and chapters 1-2.

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

        Book  See chapter 1.

      5. Social anthropology in perspective: the relevance of social anthropology - Lewis, I. M. 1985

        Book  See chapters 1, 2 and 11.

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

        Book 

  2. Session two: Understanding self and other - ethnographic encounters, ethnographic methods 10 items
    1. Key readings 10 items
      There are many different textbooks on ethnographic practice, here are a few but you are encouraged to explore the library and find one that you enjoy.
      1. Handbook of ethnography - Atkinson, Paul 2001

        Book 

      2. Reflexive ethnography: a guide to researching selves and others - Davies, Charlotte Aull 1999

        Book  See chapters 3-4.

      3. Cultural anthropology: global forces, local lives - Eller, Jack David 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book  See chapters 2 and 3.

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

        Book 

      5. Own or other culture - Okely, Judith 1996

        Book 

      6. Understanding social anthropology - Pocock, David Francis 1998

        Book 

  3. Session three: Anthropological perspectives: understanding ritual - rites of passage and cross-cultural perspectives 6 items
    1. Key readings: 6 items
      1. Cultural anthropology: global forces, local lives - Eller, Jack David 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book  See chapter 10.

      2. The rites of passage - Van Gennep, Arnold 1960

        Book  See chapters 1 and 6.

  4. Session four: Anthropology and the challenges of engagement 8 items
    1. Key reading 8 items
      1. Engaging anthropology: the case for a public presence - Eriksen, Thomas Hylland 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  5. Going beyond your reading list 1 item
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