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Published: 01 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387107-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8710-7
... Omar Ribeiro Thomaz ‘‘THE GOOD-HEARTED PORTUGUESE PEOPLE’’ Anthropology of Nation, Anthropology of Empire ‘‘For the Portuguese the heart is the measure of all things stated Jorge Dias in the early 1960s, Coming from an author who...
Published: 25 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386889-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8688-9
... PART ONE Positivism and Nonpositivism in Twentieth-Century Social Science ANTHROPOLOGY Estrangement, Intimacy, and the Objects of Anthropology webb keane ne of the mandates of this volume is to bring...
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: 01 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381341-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374381
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7438-1
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397861-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9786-1
... Cultural Relativism and the Future of Anthropology Melford E. Spiro Unlike old generals, the debate regarding cultural relativism neither dies nor fades away, as a spate of recent publications indicates (for example, Brown 1984; Geertz 1984; Gellner 1985; Hatch 1983...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397953-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9795-3
... One The Work of the Gods in Tikopia, or, A Career in Anthropology OMS: I thought that times had changed, and that now you really got where you got on the basis of your merit and your merit alone; and that there were no people behind the scenes pulling strings and...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397953-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9795-3
... Five An Education in Anthropology DMS: Ward Goodenough and I were good friends starting at Cornell. Ward was in Old Icelandic. I was still wrestling mightily with bacteri• ology. Then when I moved into anthropology with Sharp, Ward did too. Ward had a girlfriend, Ruth...
Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380795-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8079-5
...7 Africanizing Anthropology This chapter discusses the work of the rli’s African research assis- tants and the effects their diverse backgrounds and goals had on the Institute’s rural and urban research practices. The previous chapter dealt with the...
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: 09 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388456-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8845-6
... CHAPTER 4 Generation X: Anthropology in a Media-Saturated World The cultural ubiquity of the professional middle class may seem to make it an easy subject for a writer. There is no need to travel to o√- beat settings or conduct extensive...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395607-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9560-7
...2 | Getting Engaged REFLECTIONS ON AN ACTIVIST ANTHROPOLOGY Like many other fieldworkers, I began to explore the possibili- ties of an engaged or activist anthropology long before these concepts became familiar ones in the discipline’s vocabulary. Defined...
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: 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: 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 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: 19 May 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389125-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8912-5
... chapter one American Anthropology and the War to...
Published: 19 May 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389125-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8912-5
... chapter eight Anthropology and Nihonjinron at...
Published: 19 May 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389125-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8912-5
... chapter ten Culture at War: Weaponizing Anthropology at the OSS During the war, we gladly used our professional techniques and knowledge to advance a cause, but I hope that no one believes that he had a scientific justification for doing so...
Published: 10 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389132-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8913-2
... 8 Conclusion gaza and an anthropology of government his exploration of government in Gaza has illuminated a Tdiverse and sometimes contradictory array of governing practices. The ways in which these practices worked together—even as they did not...