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Published: 01 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388142-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8814-2
... Properties of Nature, Properties of Culture: Ownership, Recognition, and the Politics of Nature in a Papua New Guinea Society Joel Robbins The study of ecology today attracts anthropologists working in an extraordi- narily wide variety of theoretical...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388128-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8812-8
... seven Quantum Entanglements: Experimental Metaphysics and the Nature of Nature The tradition in science studies is to position oneself at some remove, to reflect on the...
Published: 12 April 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380658-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8065-8
... 8 The Conceptualization of Nature: Nature as Design The controversies I find most interesting are the ones that are notable for the questions they raise rather than the solutions they produce. One can argue about...
Published: 18 June 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... who has the privilege of international travel. The prologue describes how a guide on a Japanese commercial bus tour in the Canadian Rockies introduced tourists to the National Park’s conservation efforts and stimulated their fascination with the magnificent nature. Here, ironically, cultural...
Published: 08 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385004-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8500-4
... PART 2 Toward Livable Environments: Compromises and Campaigns States of Nature/States in Nature Paul Greenough PATHOGENS, PUGMARKS, AND POLITICAL ‘‘EMERGENCY...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383475-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8347-5
... 1. the past of nature and the nature of the past These are small voices which are drowned in the noise of statist commands. That is why we don’t hear them. That is also why it is up to us to make that extra e√ort, develop the special skills and above all cultivate the...
Published: 01 January 2001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8322-2
... Nature, Culture, and the Properties of Kinship 6489 Franklin / RELATIVE VALUES...
Published: 29 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384656-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8465-6
...INTRODUCTION. The Cultural Politics of Race and Nature: Terrains of Power and Practice Donald S. Moore, Anand Pandian, and Jake Kosek Perhaps it is wrong to speak of [race] at all as a concept rather than as a group of contradictory forces, facts, and tendencies.—W. E. B. Du Bois...
Published: 29 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384656-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8465-6
...5. ‘‘On the Raggedy Edge of Risk’’ Articulations of Race and Nature After Biology Bruce Braun It is a commonplace today that race has no basis in nature. There are no races, only racisms. This insight is not new: Franz Boas mobilized population biol- ogy in the 1930s to question the...
Published: 01 November 2006
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: 01 November 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8814-2
... Ethnographies of Nature Progress of the Victims: Political Ecology in the Peruvian Amazon Søren Hvalkof Introduction Through the 1970s, a renewed interest in ecological anthropology was evi- dent, especially in the United States, paralleled by the development...
Published: 01 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388142-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8814-2
...Introduction Reimagining Political Ecology: Culture/Power/History/Nature Aletta Biersack The term political ecology was first used in its neo-Marxist sense by the anthro- pologist Eric R. Wolf (1972) to signify the study of how power relations me- diate human...
Published: 01 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388142-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8814-2
... Nature and Society in the Age of Postmodernity Gíslí Pálsson As terrestrial mammals, we humans stake our differences on the land; the sea, however, is a great dissolver—of time, of history, of cultural distinction. It is most fitting, therefore...
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: 01 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388142-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8814-2
...Between Nature and Culture ...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388128-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8812-8
...QBSU JJ JOUSB BDUJPOT NBUUFS three Niels Bohr’s Philosophy-Physics: Quantum Physics and the Nature of Knowledge and Reality Representationalism and...
Published: 24 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387718-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8771-8
... Speaking of Nature Susan Oyama SPEAKING ABOUT SOMETHING is also, to some extent, saying how we think it speaks. To say that humans have unconscious drives, for exam- ple, is also to say how we believe people reveal themselves to us—in a...
Published: 24 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387718-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8771-8
... We sow the corn and plant the trees. We fertilise the soil by irrigation. We dam the rivers, to guide them where we will. One may say that we seek with our human hands to create a second nature in the natural world.—Cicero...
Published: 24 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387718-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8771-8
... Participative Thinking ‘‘Seeing the Face’’ and ‘‘Hearing the Voice’’ of Nature John Shotter IN ESTABLISHING THE OVERALL LANDSCAPE within which the explorations conducted in essays in this volume should take place, Yrjö Haila posed...
Published: 24 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387718-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8771-8
... back and separate either out. Except that if we mentally draw back . . . we are spared the effort of looking, in any active way, at the whole complex of social and natural relationships which is at once our product and our activity...