anthropology vs sociology

anthropology sociology


  • 1) The holistic scientific and social study of humanity, mainly using ethnography as its method.
  • 2) The scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans.
  • 3) That part of Christian theology concerning the genesis, nature, and future of humans, especially as contrasted with the nature of God.
  • 4) The science of man, including the study of the ditribution of physical and cultural attributes in relation to man's origin, location, history, and environment; -- sometimes used in a limited sense to mean the study of man as an object of natural history, or as an animal.
  • 5) The science of the structure and functions of the human body.
  • 6) That manner of expression by which the inspired writers attribute human parts and passions to God. See also anthropopathite, anthropopathism, anthropomorphist.
  • 7) the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
  • 8) The science of man or of mankind.
  • 9) A treatise on the science of man. Anthropomorphism (which see).


  • 1) The study of society, human social interaction and the rules and processes that bind and separate people not only as individuals, but as members of associations, groups and institutions
  • 2) The study of human social behavior, especially the study of the origins, organization, institutions, and development of human society.
  • 3) Analysis of a social institution or societal segment as a self-contained entity or in relation to society as a whole.
  • 4) That branch of philosophy which treats of the constitution, phenomena, and development of human society; social science.
  • 5) the study and classification of human societies
  • 6) The science of social phenomena; the science which investigates the laws regulating human society; the science which treats of the general structure of society, the laws of its development, the progress of civilization, and all that relates to society.


  • 1) This book is mainly about cultural anthropology.
  • 2) Cultural anthropology is the original multicultural approach to human social life.
  • 3) But here we shall deal mainly with the applied aspects of cultural anthropology.
  • 4) This transformation did not result primarily from scientific advances in biology and physical anthropology.
  • 5) History and anthropology do not throw up many examples of poor people wasting money.
  • 6) She has a year until her final exams and hopes to study anthropology at university.
  • 7) Archaeology and cultural anthropology possess similar goals but differ in the methods they use and the cultures they study.
  • 8) Then he went to Cambridge to read anthropology.
  • 9) All this led her to apply to read social anthropology at Oxford.
  • 10) It's a battle that cries out for a dash of social anthropology.
  • 11) He looked at history from the standpoint of social anthropology, the discipline in which he was first trained.
  • 12) Most of them have picked up a degree in social anthropology or the like and a good working knowledge of Goa.
  • 13) To tell a story of the world in 15 minutes through a series of objects requires a sure grasp of cultural and social anthropology.
  • 14) This is a one-year course that involves studying the anthropology of northern peoples and indigenous knowledge systems as well as the polar physical sciences.
  • 15) A small acquaintance with history or anthropology suggests that humans have the capacity for the most outlandish beliefs as well as the most wicked crimes.
  • 16) Before studying anthropology, he replied - anthropology?
  • 17) Critical social theory anthropology and sociology have provided us with an explicit critique of Western culture or civilization.
  • 18) Its ten contributors are drawn not only from archaeology, but also from social anthropology, philosophy and theology.
  • 19) Just as the majority of students who study mathematics do not become mathematicians, so too the majority of students who study anthropology do not become anthropologists.
  • 20) Cultural anthropology has shown the modern world, the presumed apex of progress, to be often more cruel than supposedly barbaric societies.
  • 21) Many of the findings and theories of history and anthropology (particularly cultural anthropology and archaeology) form an important part of this book.
  • 22) At the university, I lectured in physical anthropology.
  • 23) ‘Comparative studies declined and anthropology shifted to universities.’
  • 24) ‘So he studied anthropology, inquisitive about human societies and their desires and needs.’
  • 25) ‘Before proceeding, it is important to examine the theoretical developments in anthropology on the politics of reproduction.’
  • 26) ‘Ethnography is a research approach that developed in anthropology to study cultural groups and that has more recently been used to study small-group culture.’
  • 27) ‘His expedition was less a holiday than an exercise in comparative anthropology, since he wanted to examine the differences between American and Australian myths.’
  • 28) ‘As noted above, Australian anthropology incorporates a long tradition of research on Aboriginal societies and on societies in Southeast Asia and the Pacific.’
  • 29) ‘It provides a solid underpinning of evolutionary biology for those who want to explore ecology, anthropology and social evolution anywhere on earth.’
  • 30) ‘Another important area that will be influenced is anthropology, evolution and human migration.’
  • 31) ‘The new Cartesianism of cognitive science and biological anthropology provide some contemporary exemplars.’
  • 32) ‘I studied plants and plant evolution for the last six to seven years in the states and was in charge of science at the museum, mainly anthropology and zoology.’
  • 33) ‘The new ecology movement in anthropology relates to a deeper understanding of the relationship of technology and social organization to the environment.’
  • 34) ‘Within ecological anthropology there were also critiques of an overemphasis on bounded local analyses.’
  • 35) ‘Ecological anthropology has a long and distinguished history in Papua New Guinea.’
  • 36) ‘He is a little too fond of building huge abstract entities on the back of discoveries from anthropology, zoology and neuroscience.’
  • 37) ‘The categories and relations of evolutionist theory in anthropology expressed deeply held values.’
  • 38) ‘On the contrary, his assessment of the economic origins of human evolution relies heavily on literature, data and facts from anthropology, biology and other natural sciences.’
  • 39) ‘Since the 1990s, ecological anthropology has incorporated a political dimension into ecological analysis.’
  • 40) ‘He has no more training in fields relevant to evolution - biology, paleontology, anthropology, geology, etc - than I or most other people do.’
  • 41) ‘Terrence Deacon works at the interface between neurobiology, developmental biology and biological anthropology.’


  • 1) This is generally borne out by the findings of research in the sociology of religion.
  • 2) One of the most important classical studies in the sociology of religion.
  • 3) Working there was almost like a study in sociology.
  • 4) Now he will study sociology at the university.
  • 5) The personal relationships unfold like case histories by sociology students.
  • 6) For this reason, his book is more history than sociology.
  • 7) The classic study of the nature of stratification, by one of the founders of modern sociology.
  • 8) He writes out of tremendous experience in the sociology of religion, and a wide knowledge of many countries.
  • 9) Until then he had been planning to study economics and sociology, but he was bowled over by what he saw.
  • 10) What is it about American Protestantism that is so intriguing from the standpoint of sociology of religion?
  • 11) She is a sociology and geography student, studying in Berlin.
  • 12) She's a sweet sociology student on a birthday night out, with a boyfriend at home.
  • 13) A sociology professor took issue.
  • 14) During my three years there I studied sociology, history and literature.
  • 15) More than an hour after the sociology masters student suffered her attack, the medical team were allowed on to the campus, but failed to revive her.
  • 16) ‘Adorno is undoubtedly the most important figure in the development of the sociology of music in the 20th century.’
  • 17) ‘Interestingly, these two chapters refer to Feagin as developing a new urban sociology.’
  • 18) ‘To look at studies and scholars in the sociology of religion demonstrates the roles in structuring society that religion fulfils.’
  • 19) ‘His ideas have profoundly influenced the writing and teaching of sociology and social theory around the world.’
  • 20) ‘Indeed the main theme of historical sociology is an interest in the ways in which societies develop through history.’
  • 21) ‘They are concerned with the relation between structure and agency, or individual and society, which is central to sociology.’
  • 22) ‘The theoretical tradition in sociology known as symbolic interactionism has also been regarded by many writers as a further influence.’
  • 23) ‘These more recent museums often combine art with anthropology and sociology.’
  • 24) ‘Anthropology follows one set of standards, while sociology opts for another.’
  • 25) ‘Major social sciences today are economics, political science, anthropology, and sociology.’
  • 26) ‘I personally believe psychology, politics, sociology and economics make up what we know to be political science.’
  • 27) ‘At the end of the nineteenth century, anthropology and sociology were, like history, becoming professionalized.’
  • 28) ‘The hot topics now involve the integration of economics with psychology and sociology.’
  • 29) ‘A very popular analytical technique in psychology and sociology is factor analysis.’
  • 30) ‘A fairly large chunk of my sociology studies was devoted to media sociology and women's studies.’
  • 31) ‘The subject covers personal growth, sociology and culture, and science and technology.’
  • 32) ‘He has blended scientific approach and analysis in his studies of the soul and sociology of the folk arts of Kerala.’
  • 33) ‘Mainstream sociology departments already have studies of the family.’
  • 34) ‘Contemporary historical sociology is concerned above all with how the state has developed since the Middle Ages.’
  • 35) ‘Organizational sociology raises interesting questions about the relationship between organizations and the environments in which they operate.’
  • 36) ‘Best devotes considerable energy to situating himself in the historiography of the sociology of deviance and social control.’
  • 37) ‘This curriculum first introduces middle school aged children to the history, psychology and sociology of prejudice and discrimination.’
  • 38) ‘A sociology of violence in the schools is primarily a sociology of exclusion.’

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