By Claudia Strauss
"Culture" and "meaning" are vital to anthropology, yet anthropologists don't agree on what they're. Claudia Strauss and Naomi Quinn suggest a brand new conception of cultural that means, one who offers precedence to the way in which people's reports are internalized. Drawing on "connectionist" or "neural community" versions in addition to different mental theories, they argue that cultural meanings usually are not fastened or constrained to static teams, yet neither are they regularly revised or contested. Their strategy is illustrated by way of unique learn on understandings of marriage and concepts of luck within the usa.
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A Cognitive Theory of Cultural Meaning by Claudia Strauss