Discussion: social anthropology
Professor of Social Anthropology, Brunel University
Christopher (Kit) Davies
Doctor of Social Anthropology, University College London
Doctor in Social Anthropology, University College London
The recent death of Professor Sir Raymond Firth aged 100, the last of the great founders of modern social anthropology has brought the science into sharp focus. Today there are no more tribes hidden away in deepest darkest Peru: the social anthropologist is often studying much closer to home, such as in the stock markets, biotechnology or tracking the process of democracy.
Professor Adam Kuper
Culture: The Anthropologists' Account
Harvard University Press, 1999
Doctor Mukulika Banerjee
The Pathan Unarmed: Opposition & Memory in the North West Frontier (World Anthropology Series X)
School of American Research Press, October 2000
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