ANTHRO POKER SUITES

ANTHRO POKER SUITES - Anthropology Poker Suites: Suite One:...

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Anthropology Poker Suites: Suite One: Bronislav Malinowski Argonauts of the Western Pacific Trobriand Islands 1922 Native society from the native’s point of view Kula Three avenues of ethnographic field work: structure, practice (behavior), and native mentality (folklore) Matrilineal descent Natives work for complex motives, not merely utilitarian purposes or to satisfy present wants Exchange for renown and prestige, not for material gain Sentimental ties between fathers and children, authoritarian ties between a woman’s brother and her children Magic orders, systematizes, and regulates work So-called savages live in “a number of well ordered communities, governed by law, behaving and thinking according to consistent principles” Suite Two Emile Durkheim Rules of Sociological Method France 1895 No pre-social individual Society is more than the sum of its individual members Social fact Society acts on us in ways we often do not perceive “manners of acting, thinking and feeling external to the individual, which are invested
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ANTH 103 taught by Professor Gillette during the Fall '08 term at Haverford.

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