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a John Hope Franklin Center Book

Anthropology and Social Theory: Culture, Power, and the Acting Subject

By
Sherry B. Ortner
Sherry B. Ortner

Sherry B. Ortner is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is author of New Jersey Dreaming: Capital, Culture, and the Class of '58, also published by Duke University Press; Life and Death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan Mountaineering; Making Gender: The Politics and Erotics of Culture; and High Religion: A Cultural and Political History of Sherpa Buddhism. She has received numerous awards, including a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship and the J. I. Staley Prize.

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Duke University Press
ISBN electronic:
978-0-8223-8845-6
Publication date:
2006

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