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Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374633-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
... Moving away from the iconic dyad of organ donor and organ recipient, this chapter delves into the social life of the kidney itself to engage one of the key analytic frames that anthropology has brought to the study of transplantation. First, exploring how the notions of gift and commodity have...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... This chapter analyzes two ways that Indian programmers materialize cognitive work—telling jokes and giving gifts. Though much anthropological attention has focused recently on the gift as a site to think through contemporary capitalism and its alternatives, jokes have been given less attention...
Published: 27 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376415-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7641-5
Book Chapter

By Lucinda Ramberg
Published: 27 August 2014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7641-5
...Gifts ...
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393689-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9368-9
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 17 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388159-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8815-9
Series: Science and Cultural Theory
Published: 27 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388043-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8804-3
Published: 22 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387916-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8791-6
Published: 13 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395171-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9517-1
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-046
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021711-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2171-1
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 20 December 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382256-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8225-6
Book Chapter

By Erica Rand
Series: Writing Matters!
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013075-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1307-5
Published: 05 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376682-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7668-2
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 19 November 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376064-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7606-4
Series: Science and Cultural Theory
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385646-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8564-6
Series: a Camera Obscura Book
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373100-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7310-0
... The concluding chapter reflects on the stakes of giving the camera to the other by meditating on the concepts of the gift and documentary. It relates Marcel Mauss’s discussion of the mutual dispossession involved in gift exchange to Thomas Keenan’s discussion of human rights claims. The author...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399889-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9988-9