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Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... existential realities) predicated on the ubiquity of digital media might mean for ethnographic research and writing today. With the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem as central ethnographic subjects, it argues that taking digitality seriously means redefining some of what ethnography is and ain’t in a...
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
... 2 RUSSELL SHUTTLEWORTH BRIDGING THEORY AND EXPERIENCE A Critical-In­ terpretive Ethnography of Sexuality and Disability Research on sexuality and disability has historically taken little...
Published: 01 November 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9559-1
... Part I Ethnography Introduction  11 1  —   the cities At the center of Cuzco, capital of the Inca empire, was Hawkaypata, “Terrace of Leisure,” a plaza of about thirty thousand square meters. Its surface was a layer of fine sand...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396680-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9668-0
... I INTRODUCTION TO EXPERIMENTAL ETHNOGRAPHY Still from Simba, The King ofBeasts (Martin and Gsa Johnson, 1928). 1 Another Look I am kino-eye, I am a mechanical eye. I, a machine, show you the world as...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396680-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9668-0
...:z Surrealist Ethnography To state the contrast schematically, anthropological humanism begins with the different and renders it - through naming, classifying, describing, interpreting - comprehensible. It familiarizes. An ethnographic surrealist practice, by contrast, attacks the...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396680-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9668-0
...6 Zoology, Pornography, Ethnography A man attending a slide show on Africa turns to his wife and says with guilt in his voice: "I have seen some pornography tonight." - TRINH T. MINH - HA, Reassemblage The Panopticon functions as a kind of laboratory of power. -MICHEL...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396680-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9668-0
...8 Ecstatic Ethnography: Filming Possession Rituals We are watching a mental alchemy which makes a gesture of a state of mind - the dry, naked, linear gesture all our acts could have if they sought the absolute. -ANTONIN ARTAUD, The Theatre and Its Double They...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396680-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9668-0
...9 Archival Apocalypse: Found Footage as Ethnography It takes imagination and courage to picture what would happen to the West (and to anthropology) if its temporal fortress were suddenly invaded by the Time of its Other. - JOHANNES FABIAN, Time and the Other Found...
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383222-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8322-2
... CHAPTER 2 The Ethnography of Creation: Lewis Henry Morgan and the American Beaver Gillian Feeley-Harnik 6489 Franklin / RELATIVE VALUES / sheet 64 of 530 In the...
Published: 19 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384366-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8436-6
... Conclusions Ethnography and Recognition It was as though, talking to me, a stranger, he had had to find a way of talking about the unmentionable past.—v. s. naipul, A Turn in...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397861-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9786-1
...Occupational Hazards: Palestine Ethnography Ted Swedenburg One of the first days after I had moved to Nablus, in November 1984, I had an experience that has now become a daily routine for Israeli settlers in the West Bank. I was driving downtown, when suddenly, bam! the car...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394341-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9434-1
...introduction d Peru and the Ethnography of Writing Almost half a millennium has passed since Spanish invaders began building an empire of letters over the lands of the Inka state. As much as Spanish law strove to keep writing harnessed as the spe...
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393948-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9394-8
...chapter 1 / SUSAN L. ERIKSON Global Ethnography Problems of Theory and Method ngrid, a raven-haired twenty-nine-year-old medical student almost Ifour months pregnant, strode gracefully into the ultrasound exam room, joining Dr. K and me.∞ Dr. K was the head...
... CODA: AN ETHNOGRAPHY OF DESCRIPTION OR PRESCRIPTION? I would like to insist that the effort made here is to anthropologize philosophy and not the opposite. This crucial distinction anticipates, and in part explains...
Published: 01 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388142-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8814-2
...Constructing and Appropriating Nature Ecopolitics through Ethnography: The Cultures of Finland’s Forest-Nature Eeva Berglund Accounting for Bias Prominent images of Finland remain wedded—or shackled, depending on one’s disposition—to forested landscapes. The...
Published: 26 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387961-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8796-1
... GENDER AND THE CULTURE OF EMPIRE Toward a Feminist Ethnography of the Cinema Although recent feminist film theory has acknowledged the issue of di√er- ences among women, there has...
Published: 27 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387091-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8709-1
... CHAPTER ONE DECOLONIZING ETHNOGRAPHY Representation becomes significant, not just as an academic or theoretical quandary but as a political choice.—Edward Said, ‘‘Representing the Colonized: Anthropology’s Interlocutors...
Published: 22 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385318-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8531-8
... 2 SCENARIOS OF DISCOVERY Reflections on Performance and Ethnography On September 11, 1995, a small New England newspaper ran an article in- forming its readers that an ‘‘expedition claims to have found new tribe in Amazon...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395867-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9586-7
... Introduction Ethnography and Activism within Networked Spaces of Transnational Encounter Jeffrey S. Juris | SAlex Kha nabish A Moment From December 30, 2006, to January 2, 2007, nearly two thousand activ...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395867-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9586-7
... 2 Tracing the Zapatista Rhizome, or, the Ethnography of a Transnationalized Political Imagination Alex S Kha nabish Revolutionary movements do not spread by contamination but by resonance. Something that is constituted here...