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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC1003: Imagining Social Worlds: Texts

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Abu-Lughod, L. 1999. Veiled Sentiments. Honour and Poetry in a Bedouin Society. Berkeley: Uni of California Press

Barley, N. 2011. The Innocent Anthropologist. Notes from a mud hut. Eland Books.

Bender, B. 1998. Stonehenge: Making Space. Oxford: Berg

Chagnon, N. 1996. Yanomam. Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc.

Evans-Pritchard, E. E. 1976. Witchcraft, Magic and Oracles among the Azande. Oxford: OUP.

Foote-Whyte, W. 1993. Street Corner Society. Chicago: Chicago Uni Press

Geertz, C. 1973. The Interpretation of Cultures. Basic Books Okely, J. 1983. The Traveller Gypsies. Cambridge: Cambridge Uni Press.

Okely, J. & Calloway, H. (eds) 1992. Anthropology and Autobiography. London: Routledge

Scheper-Hughes, N. 2001. Saints, Scholars and Schizophrenics. Mental illness in rural Ireland. Berkeley: University of California Press

Van Maanen, J. 1988. Tales of the Field: On writing ethnography. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press

Weiner, A. 1988. The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea. Holt, Rinehart and Winston

Wright Mills, C. 1959. The Sociological Imagination. Oxford: OUP.

Indicative web based resources e.g. ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/