Applications in Computing for Social Anthropologists

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Routledge, Dec 16, 2003 - Social Science - 248 pages
As increasing numbers of social anthropologists use a computer for wordprocessing, interest in other applications inevitably follows, Computer Applications in Social Anthropology covers research activities shared by all social anthropologists and introduces new methods for organizing and interpreting data. Lucidly written, and sympathetic to the particular needs of social anthropologists, it will be of immense value to researchers and professionals in anthropology, development studies and sociology
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Perspectives and resources
1
Chapter 2 Applications for ethnographic data processing
25
Chapter 3 Fieldwork and ethnographic research
62
Chapter 4 Fieldnote and textual data
84
Chapter 5 Ethnographics
109
Chapter 6 Kinship applications
131
Chapter 7 Kinship programs
156
Chapter 8 Computerbased simulation and modelling
181
Appendix
208
Notes
209
Bibliography
211
Name index
220
Subject index
223
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