Robert Redfield and the Development of American Anthropology

Robert Redfield and the Development of American Anthropology

By: Clifford Wilcox (author)Paperback

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Relying upon close readings of virtually all of his published and unpublished writings as well as extensive interviews with former colleagues and students, Robert Redfield and the Development of American Anthropology traces the development of Robert Redfield's ideas regarding social change and the role of social science in American society. Reconsideration of these debates will enrich contemporary thinking regarding the history of American anthropology and international development.

About Author

Clifford Wilcox received a Ph.D. in History and Education from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.


1 Introduction Chapter 2 Robert Redfield and the Modernist Vision in American Social Science Chapter 3 A Science of Social Change: Constructing the Folk-Urban Continuum Chapter 4 A Broadening of Perspective: Beyond Anthropology as a Natural Science Chapter 5 From Folk Societies to Civilizations Chapter 6 Comparative Civilizations Studies: Explorations in Theory and Methodology Chapter 7 An Anthropological Approach to Civilization Chapter 8 Afterword: The Redfield Legacy

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780739117774
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 246
  • ID: 9780739117774
  • weight: 376
  • ISBN10: 0739117777

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