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Brown takes stock of the situation: Anthropology owns the franchise on cultural relativism, yet anthropologists as a group seem to approach the subject with a mixture of ambivalence and ennui.. .. Traditionally, anthropology is divided up into four sub-fields: Cultural Anthropology, Physical Anthropology, Archaeology, and Linguistic Anthropology. The functionalism of Malinowski views culture as consisting of organized institutions related functionally to the biological and derived needs of human beings.

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Publisher: Polity (August 1, 2007)

ISBN: 0745635261

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