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Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373605-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7360-5
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393948-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9394-8
...introduction / CAROLE H. BROWNER AND CAROLYN F. SARGENT Toward Global Anthropological Studies of Reproduction Concepts, Methods, Theoretical Approaches espite unprecedented levels of transnational migration and global Dflows of communication, commodities, and...
Published: 10 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372455-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7245-5
... Afterword Zen Exercises Anthropological Discipline and Ethics michael m. j. fischer To catch the moment of becoming, emergence, phase transition, enlighten- ment, tipping point, switching point, Euclidean point, asymptote is a ­matter of approximation...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373605-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7360-5
... anthropological assemblages. The nature and operations of such assemblages are illustrated by means of four case studies: Baldwin Spencer’s exhibition in 1901 of the evolution of the Aboriginal throwing stick to the boomerang at the National Museum of Victoria, the life group that Franz Boas arranged for the Hall...
Published: 20 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390060-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9006-0
... DIALOGUE III   Anthropology Today Fragmentation and Multiple Discourse Communities t r: We’ve discussed how the norms and forms of traditional ethnographic work—i.e., a focus on far-away places, ordinary people, culture, etc.— continue to...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395607-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9560-7
...7 | An Uncertain Anthropology In the chapters of this book I have cast an ethnographic eye on the questions of security and insecurity, and their meanings and manifestations, in the context of the marginal barrios of Cocha- bamba’s far southern zone. I began by...
Published: 20 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394440-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9444-0
...1. Anthropology Diffracted Originary Humanicity u As deconstruction aims to shake up the routine logic through which we conceptualize the world and our place in it, it is not surprising that all the different manifestations of the deconstructive enterprise show a special fascination with...
Published: 20 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390060-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9006-0
..., namely a “nominalistic” focus on “the contem- porary” and on the “assemblages,” “apparatuses,” and “problematiza- tions” that are constitutive of it. In the comment he sent to Rabinow, Marcus questioned precisely this call for a “new” figuration of anthropological...
Published: 20 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390060-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9006-0
... into one form con- stitutive of the phenomenon in question. Hence they are contemporary with one another. And the task of an anthropology of the contemporary is to choose––or find––an appropriate field site and to document and ana- lyze such assemblages in the course of their...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391395-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9139-5
...1 Displacing Homophobia 1 Can There Be an Anthropology of Homophobia? Don Kulick the end of 2004 was marked by a horrific tragedy. An undersea earthquake o√ the...
Published: 10 June 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383666-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8366-6
... Chapter Three Can We Find the Inner Point of View? Interpretative Anthropology, Performance Anthropology In the preceding chapter, I noted the inadequacy of traditional terminology and looked at some attempts to invent explanatory terms that do not dis...
Published: 28 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395874-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9587-4
... TEN A. JAMIE SARIS COMMITTED TO WILL What’s at Stake for Anthropology in Addiction I am a poet who has made it known that I do not give readings. I am a person who becomes quite a jackass when drunk, and when sober I don’t have anything to say, so...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384953-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8495-3
...2 Emergent Forms of Life: Anthropologies of Late or Post Modernities ‘‘Emergent forms of life’’ acknowledges an ethnographic datum, a social theoretic heuristic, and a philosophical stance regarding ethics. The ethno- graphic datum is the pervasive claim (or native models) by...
Published: 28 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395874-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9587-4
... INTRODUCTION EUGENE RAIKHEL AND WILLIAM GARRIOTT TRACING NEW PATHS IN THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF ADDICTION This volume provides a critical examination of ‘‘addictiona relatively new but increasingly prominent way of thinking about and intervening into the...
Published: 20 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390060-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9006-0
... DIALOGUE vii   Designs for an Anthropology of the Contemporary A Deparochialized Space t r: This is our final session. It would be nice if we could bring some of the elements we talked about together in a coherent fashion. I think...
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
... conclusion ANTHROPOLOGY IN AND OF (CRITICAL) GLOBAL HEALTH This book has considered data’s social lives, focusing on how quantitative data reflect and cohere the social worlds...
Published: 01 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388142-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8814-2
... Rappaport’s Rose: Structure, Agency, and Historical Contingency in Ecological Anthropology J. Stephen Lansing, John Schoenfelder, and Vernon Scarborough ‘‘By isolating man from the rest of creation and defining too narrowly the...
Published: 05 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390794-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9079-4
...≤ Four Cultural Genealogies (or Haplotype Genealogical Tests) for a Recombinant Anthropology of Science and Technology The call of and for an anthropology of science and technology requires a new generation of robust switches to translate legacy genealogies to...
Published: 19 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395478-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9547-8
... planning to the dominant state, multilateral, and nongov• ernment organization (NCO) assemblage of postwar international governance. Taking his argument further, one might situate population as the boundary Medical Anthropology and Its Global Condition I 79 object around...
Published: 19 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395478-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9547-8
... E I G HT MERRILL SINGER Medical Anthropology and Public Policy Using Research to Change the World from What It Is to What We Believe It Should Be A nation that continues year after year ro spend more money on military...