Vs Sociology 1-2
Anthropology versus sociology
Historically intimately connected branches and only separated in the last century.
Holistic study of man in space and time focus on biology, linguistics, social cultural and archaeology.
society and institutions like religion education politics family media
Study of primitives society. Developing countries initially. But now village urban and social media also study
Initial focus on breast and
but now expanded
Unique participant observation
long-term in-depth study.
Earlier focus on interview schedules
questionnaire but now also use participant observation
Functionalism by malinowski. Structuralism by Levi Strauss. Symbolic Anthropology victor turner.
Karl Marx on historical
materialism and class struggle.
Anthony giddens concept of structuration.
use comparative approach.
Influence one another. M n Srinivas role in sociology and anthropology. Malinowski functionalism.
Separated from each other but today social Anthropology and sociology is considered sister branches and only superficial differences.