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D. or other appropriate terminal degree in planning or a related field; a track record of excellence in scholarship and teaching; and a strong interest in working across traditional disciplinary boundaries to solve urban problems. There is a conflict between the basic holistic approach of anthropology, with the evaluation of societies within cultural context, and the abstraction, comparison, and generalization of cultural traits in the comparative method as applied by Murdock (Winthrop: 44).

Pages: 140

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul; New Ed edition (1970)

ISBN: 0710068980

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