1. French cultural anthropologist who promoted structural analysis of social systems (born in 1908)
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How To Use Levi-Strauss In A Sentence

  • Though he loved Levi-Strauss and Saussure, he showed how their relatively rigid theories of culture and language respectively contained the seeds of their own negation.
  • As Lévi-Strauss said, ‘The people for whom the term cultural relativism was invented, have rejected it.’ One River
  • Claiming to be misrepresented, Levi-Strauss responds vigorously to this charge in the postface to the volume, claiming that in his construction.
  • When Levi-Strauss took Tesco to court for selling its jeans at knock-down prices similar to those paid in the US, it won, because Tesco had sourced them on the grey market outside Europe.
  • I learned that Claude Levi-Strauss, the French anthropologist, coined a term bricolage to describe the thought patterns and learning processes of "primitive" societies. NCBlogs
  • Other parts of my argument derive from Malinowski, Mauss and Levi-Strauss, as well as from various of my younger contemporaries.
  • Claude levi-strauss moved beyond Durkheim in an attempt to articulate the way in which the structures of society are exemplified in myths and symbols.
  • Levi-Strauss turns to a problem stemming from his preceding observations, that of cultural uniformity.
  • Edmund Leach provides “structural charts” describ - ing the various versions of Creation, Fall, and First Murder in accordance with the ideas of Claude Lévi-Strauss. MYTH IN BIBLICAL TIMES
  • Rejecting the ethnocentrism characteristic of an earlier generation of anthropologists, Levi-Strauss refused to think of tribal cultures as primitive.
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