Structuralism Essays

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Lévi-Straus Essay Example for Free at Magic Help

Question: What was the reaction of British anthropologists to Lévi-Strauss’s work? Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908) was and is the pope of structuralism, to quote Marcel Hénaff. (1998:2) As my account of his contribution to the shaping of this ‘method’ or ‘tool’ – as he himself insisted on calling it (Kuper 1996:175, Hénaff 1998:6) – later in […]

Pages: 12 Words: 3567 Topics: Epistemology, Kinship, Myth, Structuralism

Post Modenisim-Colonialisim-Structuralisim

AOBAKWE RAMOSU AND MARANG DUBE| 6/5/2010| POST MODERNISM/COLONIALISM/ STRUCTURALISM| This paper is going to focus on the post modernism, post colonialism and post structural theory. It is going to asses each theory separately and tries to reveal similarities between these theories in terms of their explanatory purposes they serve. In assessing each theory it will […]

Pages: 20 Words: 6070 Topics: Colonialism, Discourse, Postcolonialism, Postmodernism, Social Constructionism, Structuralism, Truth
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Intersectionality Theory

Intersectional theory argues that different individuals are disadvantaged by multiple sources of oppression. Race, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, and class are various social attributes that results in individuals experiencing social disadvantages. I believe that Intersectionality theory explains how different social identity interact with one another to form new meaning. One example of what I […]

Pages: 1 Words: 322 Topics: Intersectionality, Structuralism