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Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo

Purity and Danger

An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo

Taylor and Francis (2002)
£16.00

`Professor Douglas writes gracefully, lucidly and polemically. She continually makes points which...

Natural Symbols
Taylor and Francis (1996)
£22.99

Every natural symbol - derived from blood, breath or excrement - carries a social meaning and this...

In the Active Voice (Routledge Revivals)
Taylor and Francis (2013)
£31.99

First published in 1982, this collection of essays is a reproach to a form of the sociology of...

Rules and Meanings
Taylor and Francis (2013)
£35.99

First published in 1973, Rules and Meanings is an anthology of works that form part of Mary...

The Lele of the Kasai
Taylor and Francis (2013)
£35.99

This first volume is a compilation of numerous essays by Douglas on the Lele in the Belgian Congo...

Witchcraft Confessions and Accusations
Taylor and Francis (2013)
£35.99

Historians as well as anthropologists have contributed to this volume of studies on aspects of...

Risk and Acceptability
Taylor and Francis (2013)
£35.99

First published in 1985, Mary Douglas intended Risk and Acceptability as a review of the existing...

Evans-Pritchard
Taylor and Francis (2013)
£35.99

First published in 1980, this book provides an overview of E. E. Evans-Pritchard's approach to...

Essays on the Sociology of Perception
Taylor and Francis (2013)
£35.99

First published in 1982, this is one of Mary Douglas' favourite books. It is based on her meetings...

Constructive Drinking
Taylor and Francis (2013)
£35.99

First published in 1987, Constructive Drinking is a series of original case studies organized into...