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Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398080-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9808-0
Series: Science and Cultural Theory
Published: 01 January 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8564-6
...Rigorous Quantitative Measurement as a Social Phenomenon ...
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 25 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386889-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8688-9
Published: 04 March 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382720-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8272-0
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... seriously. The chapter gives a detailed critique of quantitative analysis of nationalism and of evolutionary cognitive understandings of religion and shows the superiority of a more interpretive anthropology in the study of nationalism and religion. It thus gives not only a critique of some existing...
Published: 21 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372912-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7291-2
... informed Namaste’s other organizational characteristics, including its values, bureaucratic structure, and embeddedness in foreign, rather than local, networks. These characteristics ensured a reliance on specialization, simplified views of women, monitoring, paperwork, and quantitative data, as well...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... the problem of translation seriously. The chapter gives a detailed critique of quantitative analysis of nationalism and of evolutionary cognitive understandings of religion and shows the superiority of a more interpretive anthropology in the study of nationalism and religion. It thus gives not only a critique...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... The introduction sets up the history of anthropology’s comparative approach, initiated by Mauss and Weber. It argues against striving for unified theories, though, resisting the growing tendency to define science as a method of model making based on variables and quantitative samples...