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The SAGE Handbook of Social Anthropology is a contemporary landmark volume that defines the field and outlines new directions in research. Divided into four sections, each edited by leading figures in social anthropology, this exhaustive Handbook covers interfaces, places, methodologies and futures. Within each section authors at the leading edge of the discipline contribute in-depth chapters on the central principles and latest developments in their area of expertise.

The Anthropology of Disaster Aftermath
The anthropology of disaster aftermath
EdwardSimpson

Recognizing that disasters are ‘complex’, those working in the field have stretched the definition of ‘disaster’ beyond breaking point and meaning. Of course disasters are ‘complex’, but are they any more so than a city, popular Hinduism, or the cognitive functions of a weaver? Somewhat contrarily, the tenor ...

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