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Afterword: What is an institution?

Pina-Cabral, Joao (2011) Afterword: What is an institution? Social Anthropology (Journal of the European Association of Social Anthropologists), 19 (4). pp. 477-494. ISSN 0964-0282. (doi:10.1111/j.1469-8676.2011.00173.x) (KAR id:31210)


What is an institution?We successively examine definitions provided by Durkheim, Mauss, Parsons, Goffman

combination ofmodes of actionwithmodes of thinking’, somehow they have seen the epitome of that embodied

of representational solutions, which operate with a Cartesian view of mind; sociocentric solutions, which

in ontogeny through intersubjective attunement. Human sociality and human understanding must not be

process of triangulation between self, other and world where all elements are intrinsically involved.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/j.1469-8676.2011.00173.x
Uncontrolled keywords: institution, representation, sociocentrism, individualism, intersubjectivity
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Social and Cultural Anthropology
Depositing User: Joao de Pina Cabral
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2012 12:11 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 09:28 UTC
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