TITLE

Notas previsorias sobre "SIGNICIDAD",* FABRILIDAD, PROCREACIÓN y primado de las infraestructuras

PUB. DATE
September 1986
SOURCE
Estudios Sobre las Culturas Contemporáneas;sep1986, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p97
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In a initial criticism of the theoretical position of C. Levi-Strauss on bricoleur's meaning, the author rigorously reviews a series of passages from "The German Ideology" in which four fundamental historic (or elementary human) activities necessary for the existence of any society are proposed: work, construction of meta-instruments, reproduction and language. The author shows the necessary simultaneousness of associative and communicative activity with the other three, and discusses the celebrated metaphor "base/superstructure" from an ethno-anthropological point of view.
ACCESSION #
15018308

 

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