Micro And Macro Levels Of Analysis In Anthropology: Issues In Theory And Research, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Micro And Macro Levels Of Analysis In Anthropology

Issues In Theory And Research, 1st Edition

By Pertti J Pelto


230 pages

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Arguing that there are insufficient theoretical and methodological guidelines for articulating microlevel and macrolevel analyses of sociocultura1 phenomena, contributors to this volume review the history of micro/macro issues in anthropology and provide a framework for a more systematic examination of potential linkages among levels. In addition,

Table of Contents

Microlevel/Macrolevel Linkages: An Introduction to the Issues and a Framework for Analysis -- The Micro-Macro Nexus: Typology, Process, and System -- Regulation and Natural Selection in the Micro/Macro Perspective -- The Boundaries of Rural Stratification Systems1 -- Local History in Global Context: Social and Economic Transitions in Western Guatemala1 -- Bringing the Period Down: Government and Squatter Settlement Confront Induced Abortion in Ecuador -- The Political Economy of Rural Transformation: A Mexican Case1 -- Microcosmic and Macrocosmic Processes of Agrarian Change in Southern Honduras: The Cattle Are Eating the Forest1 -- Methodology in Macro-Micro Studies

About the Author

Billie R. DeWalt is a professor of anthropology and rural sociology and is acting director of the Latin American Studies Program at the University of Kentucky.

Pertti J. Pelto is professor of anthropology and community medicine at the University of Connecticut.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General