structural anthropology

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EtymologyEdit

From structural + anthropology, in later sense after French anthropologie structurale.

NounEdit

structural anthropology (uncountable)

  1. (now rare) The study of human bodies; anatomy. [from 19th c.]
  2. The study of social structures in human communities; the study of human society according to the theories of structuralism, especially associated with French anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss. [from 20th c.]