Meaning Cultural materialism
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A materialist analysis of culture — in other words, an exploration of the influence of material things on cultural phenomena. Materialist analysis is inspired by Marx, who insisted on the im [..]
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A macro-social theory that attempts to account for the similarities and differences between sociocultural systems by focusing on the environmental constraints to which human action is subject.
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The theory that practical/material/economic factors can explain some or all cultural phenomena.
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Is a theoretical approach in Cultural Anthropology that explores and examines culture as a reflection or product of material conditions in a society. Cultural materialism is a variation on basic materialist approaches to understanding culture. The Anthropologist Marvin Harris is a famous representative.
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the theory, espoused by Marvin Harris, that ideas, values, and religious beliefs are the means or products of adaptation to environmental conditions ("material constraints").
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The theory of Marvin Harris that distinguishes emic from etic perspectives and mental from behavioural domains, and that advocates infrastructural determinism.
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