This is the only encyclopedia of social and cultural anthropology to cover fully the many important areas of overlap between anthropology and related disciplines. This work also covers key terms, ideas and people, thus eliminating the need to refer to other books for specific definitions or biographies.
Special features include:
* over 230 substantial entries on every major idea, individual and sub-discipline of social and cultural anthropology
* over 100 international contributors
* a glossary of more than 600 key terms and ideas.