Quinebaug Valley
Community College
Danielson, CT 06239

Brian Donohue-Lynch
Anthropology/Sociology



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Materialism


Materialism understands human culture to be the product of the "material conditions" in which a given community of people finds itself. A key theorist who represents this perspective is Karl Marx.


Other Theoretical Approaches in Anthropology:

Functionalism

Structuralism

Feminist Approaches

Cultural Materialism

Interpretive Approaches

Cultural Particularism


More about Karl Marx



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