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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 March 2005
...George E. Marcus Many of the regions of the globe where anthropologists have traditionally worked are now places overtaken by extreme forms of social and political disorder – epidemics, ethnic violence, the dissolution of state apparatuses – necessitating the intervention of supranational forms...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2005
... for newly globalized forms of cultural and political production, education, exchange, debate and action. Accordingly, in this inaugural issue of Cultural Politics, we present nine original contributions, by ten interdisciplinary authors, among them cultural critics and sociologists, anthropologists...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2006
... of anthropology and anthropologists, taking Malinowski and Clifford as examples, with the former as the initiator of the travel metaphor for the requirement and cult of fieldwork experience in this discipline. In addition to this anthropology of anthropologists, Hutnyk performs a deconstruction of deconstruction...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of remaining anchored to the implicit assumption of a monolithic reality, the philosopher and anthropologist Annemarie Mol (2002) proposes to move away from formats that carry such universalistic pretensions in order to develop an ethnographic analysis that is able to consider practices as more important...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
... by the grandeur and order of New World cities, may have even imported their urban-planning ideas back to the Old World and employed them in the redesign of Spanish cities under Philip II ( Low 1995 ; Azevedo-Salomao and Ettinger-McEnulty 2005) . 11 Anthropologists have also taken issue with Rama’s claim...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 63–77.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of Fronteira and are still unprocessed. Indeed, the core document of the project remains a set of e-mail exchanges, letters really, between me and Fernando, 188 of them, between March 1998 and July 1999, building from interviews like exchanges between anthropologist and subject toward complicit...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 263–273.
Published: 01 July 2018
... anthropologists recognize that the entry of the field researcher into a community alters the network of social relations in that community. What an informant tells the ethnographer is selected and oriented by the political and psychological relations the informant has with other members of the community...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 404–406.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of such resources is thus a matter of culture (and requires the ethnographic intensity of the urban anthropologist), it is also a matter of politics in that existing ways of being, aspiring, and collaborating are bound up with distributions of power, capability, opportunity, and constraint. Similarly, according...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 July 2008
... of essays anthropologist Lisa Rofel productively reexamines changes in China over the past twenty years that have too often been glossed over in the abstract terms of reform, transition, and globalization. Such accounts depict a China rapidly on its way to achieving the standard features of cultural life...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and, more specifically, for those theorists—philosophers, sociologists, anthropologists, and psychoanalysts—who have been seminal in the study of the mechanisms of production and consumption of fashion or have been adopted by fashion scholars to unlock the practices of fashion. Here, fashion is not reduced...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 July 2007
... the birth of a town. Some centuries in the future an anthropologist may well look back on the cavalcade of black Audis, the abstract map with a rectangle on it, and the meal with the fish’s head and the drunk official challenging everyone else to drink, and recognize the richness of ritualistic behavior...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 51–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Peru’s dedication to the sun and frequently varied in purpose and appearance, as in the addition of diamonds to stupas in Southeast Asia. The American anthropologist George E. Marcus’s “Luxurious Emplacement: Elite Enclosure, as Far as the Eye Can See . . .” is a theoretically informed cultural...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 265–270.
Published: 01 July 2009
..., Martens uses the work of anthropologist Toon van Meijl to explain the classic model of Māori identity. Martens then uses scholarship drawn from the fields of cultural studies and film studies to disrupt this classic model, a model that allegedly informs a Māori cultural nationalist position. Accordingly...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
... : 138–39). Linda Tuhiwai Smith makes the case that this divorce of indigenous knowledge from the people to whom it is proper (but not property) is not only an abuse of power but undertaken, with whatever well-meaning motives on the part of anthropologists, in the frame of a globalization of Western...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (1): 18–38.
Published: 01 March 2023
... burrow more deeply into the overlap between knowledge and extraction, following their subterranean channels of connection and complication. Importantly, the underground—including stygofaunal lifeworlds—has not been always and everywhere ignored or imagined as empty. Anthropologist Andrea...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 11–16.
Published: 01 March 2021
... as an ever-expanding strategy for researching and writing is replicated in the gathering of allies willing to carry out this practical task that forces thought on them. I tried it myself, with a COVID-19-related Zoom meeting group that was convened by anthropologist Michael Taussig. The participants were...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 245–254.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., anthropologists, writers, veterans, activists, historians, and participants in or witnesses to the bombings I have depicted in the drawings. They have contributed writings that often become part of the title information. 2 The variety of perspectives – from ex-soldiers and bombardiers to survivor-activists...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 202–216.
Published: 01 July 2016
... such as anthropologist David Price and media historian Carol Stabile, who argue that anthropologists and women of color were frequently surveilled under anticommunist domestic and international security investigations because of their connections to civil rights (even when some of those under investigation despised...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2023
...-called ocean justice, offer the possibility of securing the materials humans need to live well while also ensuring the adequate recognition of other-than-human beings and the flourishing of ocean worlds. Anthropologist Daniel Ruiz-Serna's essay, meanwhile, foregrounds how Indigenous and Afro...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
... the British Mandate to systematically collect geographic names and to provide accurate mapping. He singles out the American scholar Edward Robinson's 1860 Biblical Researches in Palestine , as beginning to sort through the varied claims for identifying the ancient geography of Palestine. For anthropologists...