Clifford Geertz is one of the famous American anthropologist and social science contributor. He started a career in English studies from the University of Ohio and later on studied anthropology in which he developed his world of reasoning. After right he got an opportunity to research in Indonesia regarding Agriculture innovation which was specifically conducted for Javanese culture based on the Indonesian Island. Beside this Geertz worked on the social action with linked to a culture which was an opposite from his initial working, in that he analyzed the different aspects of culture. Later on, he developed a study with the name of Deep Play in which he highlights the different scenarios covering symbolism, meaning and cultural change and relation with social action.
The paper in this we see Geertz try to identify link of social action with the cultural traits. The study in this Geertz focus is more to provide social science with semiotic culture influence and also linking out some political aspect. The thing which he tried to learn out from the people behavior is how they are conducting their social action like even he tried to observe their movement in which he comments that even the movement of limbs has influence of culture in our life. In his paper he open refinement debates of learning people cultural values, the method He adopted to influence the observation using comparative anthropology in which he had a thick description of the social science which turning way to folklores and describing traits which turning out the result of cultural influence.
Geertz developed a good argument regarding cultural relative to social actions which are opening the gate for the researcher to analyze the physiological aspects concerning trend of culture (Geertz, C. 2005).
Geertz, C. (2005). Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese cockfight. Daedalus, 134(4), 56-86.