Elementary Question

Elizabeth Becker (BECKER%SSIDW1@RCC.RTI.ORG)
Mon, 12 Aug 1996 16:04:40 -0400


This is so elementary that embarrassed to ask, but my
curiosity has won out over my pride.

What would you say is the difference between social-cultural
anthropology and sociology? I surfed the 'net, and the only
quasi-definitions I found were at the UW-Superior web site, and
those were incredibly vague.

Could it possibly be that the major differences are ones of
methodology? For instance, grossly stated, anthropologists tend
to use ethnographic methods, whereas sociologists tend to use

Thanks for any feedback.
Elizabeth Becker