MALINOWSKI, Bronislaw Kaspar


MALINOWSKI, Bronislaw Kaspar
(1884-1942)
   Polish-born English ANTHROPOLOGIST who developed a method of field research of a qualitatively new kind. He lived for an extended period among the people he was studying, speaking their language, and participating in their activities (but never attempting to alter their ways). Invented what is now called "participant-observation." Wrote
   Argonauts of the Western Pacific (1922).

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  • Малиновский Бронислав Каспер — (Malinowski, Bronislaw Kaspar) (1884 1942), англ, антрополог польского происх., первым в антропологии ввел практику полевых исследований. М. известный критик более ранних концепций социальной эволюции, основоположник этнографии и функционализма.… …   Народы и культуры

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  • Jagiellonen-Universität Krakau — Vorlage:Infobox Hochschule/Professoren fehlt Jagiellonen Universität Motto Plus ratio quam vis Gründung 12. Mai 1364 …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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