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Natural Symbols: Explorations in Cosmology

Professor Mary Douglas - 2004 - 240 pages
First published in 1970, this classic text represents a work of anthropology in its widest sense, exploring themes such as the social meaning of natural symbols and the image ...
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Risk and Blame

Professor Mary Douglas, Professor of Anthropology Mary Douglas - 2013 - 336 pages
First published in 1992, in this volume Douglas argues that the prominence of risk discourse will force upon the social sciences a programme of rethinking and consolidation ...
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The World of Goods

Professor Mary Douglas, Baron Isherwood - 2002 - 200 pages
First published in 1979, The World of Goods goes beyond standard economic analyses, which rely on theories of individual psychology. Douglas studies how consumers use goods to ...
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Implicit Meanings

Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas, - 2002 - 344 pages
Implicit Meanings was first published to great acclaim in 1975. It includes writings on the key themes which are associated with Mary Douglas' work and which have had a major ...
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Understanding Social Anthropology: Revised Edition

David Pocock - 1998 - 255 pages
An introduction to social anthropology, dealing chapter by chapter with some of the key topics of the subject, such as kinship, politics and religion. Professor Pocock ...
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