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Claude Levi Strauss: Theoretical Contribution, Structuralism, Dichotomy of Structuralism, Distinction in Social Structuralism

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Claude Levi Strauss

Claude Levi Strauss
  • He was a French anthropologist and has been called along with JG Frazer, the father of modern Anthropology.
  • His work was also key in the development of the theory of structuralism and structural anthropology.
  • Levi Strauss was born to French parents in Brussels. He studied law and philosophy in Paris. His works include the family and social life of the Nambikwara Indians…

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BR Malinowski: Functionalism, Major Works of Malinowski, Three Levels of Need, Functional Analysis of Culture

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BR Malinowski

BR Malinowski
  • BK Malinowski was born on 7th April, 1884 - 1942 in Krakow, Poland
  • After four years of research, study and writing in anthropology at the London School of Economics, he set out on a field trip to Australia. Here he met AR Radcliffe Brown and received from him valuable hints about fieldwork.
  • Malinowski evolved the understanding primitive cultures in terms of the use or function of a custom or belief for the maintenance of a society was a radically new approach.

Functionalism

  • The idea of culture was the basic point in the conceptual framework of Malinowski. His writings speaks about the functional approach in the analysis of culture.
  • He criticized the early evolutionary appr…

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