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Models and interpretations : selected essays / J.A. Barnes.

By: Barnes, John Arundel
Language: English Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1990.Description: viii, 273p. ; 24cm.ISBN: 0521366534
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Bibl.: p. 229-259. - Contents: 1. Models of the real social world. Genetrix: genitor: nature: culture? (1973); African models in the New Guinea highlands (1962); Agnatic taxonomies and stochastic variation (1971); Class and committees in a Norwegian island parish (1954) ; The righthand and lefthand kingdoms of God: a dilemma of Pietist politics (1971); Indigenous politics and colonial administration, with special reference to Australia (1960); The perception of history in a plural society: a study of an Ngoni group in Northern Rhodesia (1951). 2. Models of social science. Feedback and real time in social enquiry (1967); Time flies like an arrow (1971); Kinship studies: some impression of the current state of play (1980); Sociology in Cambridge: an inaugural lecture (1970); Social science in India: colonial import, indigenous product or universal truth? (1982). 3. A model of modelling. Modelling: for real or for fun? (1983).