Anthropology's identity

Kotliar (viomar@ATHENS.NET)
Thu, 8 Feb 1996 17:59:07 -0400

twenty years, has anthropology preseved an identity or identities distinct
from Psychology,Economics,Sociology, Human Geography,Ethnic studies etc.
etc. What do my fellow list members think (to borrow jargon from acting)
is our "motivation". Not in a personal sense, but as a discipline. What
defines an anthropologist (beyond some lettering on sheepskin), what
defines anthropology?
I can see what we have in common with other social sciences, but I am
having increasing difficulty in defining just what makes our discipline