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

Micro And Macro Levels Of Analysis In Anthropology

Issues In Theory And Research, 1st Edition

By Pertti J Pelto


214 pages

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Paperback: 9780367156084
pub: 2020-03-30
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pub: 2019-04-18

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This book reviews the history of micro/macro issues in anthropology and provides a framework for a more systematic examination of potential linkages among levels. It also provides empirical examples of the articulation of micro/macro theory and methods in sociocultural research.

Table of Contents

1. Microlevel/Macrolevel Linkages: An Introduction to the Issues and a Framework for Analysis 2. The Micro-Macro Nexus: Typology, Process, and System 3. Regulation and Natural Selection in the Micro/Macro Perspective 4. The Boundaries of Rural Stratification Systems 5. Local History in Global Context: Social and Economic Transitions in Western Guatemala 6. Bringing the Period Down: Government and Squatter Settlement Confront Induced Abortion in Ecuador 7. The Political Economy of Rural Transformation: A Mexican Case 8. Microcosmic and Macrocosmic Processes of Agrarian Change in Southern Honduras: The Cattle are Eating the Forest 9. Methodology in Macro-Micro Studies

Subject Categories

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