Culture, society, and anthropology. Articles 1956--2000
These articles appear under three headings: - theory and history of anthropology, - law and rule, - kinship. These papers, reaching out to other fields such as law, sociology, etc. deal with the following subjects: The Koreri movement on the Schouten Islands (West New Guinea); Anthropology and the study of complex society; The use of the notions of emic/etic in anthropology; Anthropology as a social science; Social science as anthropology; a tribute to W.E. Mühlmann; The notion of ´Volk´ in anthropology; Savages [Naturvölker] - No!; The Bilma of the Mongo; A plea for comparative Humanities; Anthropology, racism, and negritude; A Central African institution of rule seen ideal-typical; Modern change in African land law; The difficulty of using juridical categories in codifying indigenous law; Anthropological remarks on a Belgian development project among the Ekonda; Property- and rights of use in the case of land among the Mongo; Sociological terminology and social organization of the Ekonda; Applying Murdock´s terminology to field results concerning the Ekonda, Kongo; On basic types of kinship; The institution of the ´father´ in Africa.
Keywords: Koreri movement, complex societies, emic, etic, Mühlmann, W.E., Bilmá, spirits, Mongo, comparative studies, racism, negritude, rule in Africa, law in Africa, Ekonda, kinship, Murdock, G.P.