Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ANT1005: Introduction to Social Anthropology: Exploring Cultural Diversity

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Boyarin, J. (ed.) 1994. Remapping Memory - The Politics of Timespace. Minneapolis and London, University of Minnesota Press

Butler, J. Bodies that Matter: On the Discursive Limits of Sex. London: Routledge

Carsten, J. (ed.), Cultures of Relatedness: new approaches to the study of kinship. Cambridge: CUP.

Deloria, P. 1998. ‘Literary Indians and Ethnographic Objects’. Playing Indian. London: Yale University Press

Feld, S. and K. Basso (eds). 1997. Senses of Place. Santa Fe: School of American Research Press.

Fields, K. and B. Fields. 2014. Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life. London: Verso

Gupta, A. and J. Ferguson (eds) 1997. Anthropological Locations: Boundaries and Grounds of a Field Science. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Kuper, A. 1996. Anthropology and Anthropologists: The Modern British School (3rd edition). London and New York: Routledge.

Mead, M. 1928. Coming of Age in Samoa. New York: Harper

Roscoe, W. 1994. ‘How to become a Berdache: toward a unified analysis of gender diversity’. In H. Gilbert. (ed). Third sex, third gender: beyond sexual dimorphism in culture and history. New York: Zone Books

Sahlins, M 1985. Islands of History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Wagner, R. 1981. The Invention of Culture. London: University of Chicago Press

Yanagisako, S. and C. Delaney. 1995. Naturalizing Power: Essays in Feminist Cultural Analysis. New York: Routledge.