Cultural Anthropology

Author: Keri Vacanti Brondo
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780190253547
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" Several case studies offer examples of anthropology in action, and special features throughout the text profile anthropological application through news stories ("In the News") and interviews ("Anthropology in Practice").

Author: Jared M. Diamond
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Public Native America

Author: Mary Lawlor
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813538653
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Saba Mahmood, “Feminist Theory, Embodiment, and the Docile Agent: Some
Reflections on the Egyptian Islamic Revival,” Cultural Anthropology 16, no. 2 (
May 2001) ... Here I repeat the point I make in my introduction: I would prefer this
book, a critical reading of indigenous self-representations, to be understood as
an interdisciplinary work which draws on the methods of literary criticism and
cultural studies in its efforts to interpret contemporary Native American public
rhetoric. 13.

Cultural Anthropology

Author: Serena Nanda
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111790434
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It became apparent, however, that the private/ public dichotomy was not
applicable in many none Western societies, where home and family and
econome ics and politics were not easily separated. Indeed, the die chotomy also
obscured the relationships among power, workplace, and family structures critical
to understand ing much of gender stratification in contemporary Weste ern
societies, particularly the United States. Anthropologist Ernestine Friedl was an
early critic of the notion ...

An Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

Author: C. Nadia Seremetakis
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443891711
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In contemporary Latin America, according to the historian and literary critic Jean
Franco (1) (1985), space has been divided between inside and outside. In Latin
America, like in Greece, this moral dichotomy is ... Franco asserted that, in
response to the instability and violence of the public domain, Latin cultures
developed specific feminized refuge areas of stable social relations that
counterbalanced the masculine domain of public violence. She named this
topophilia, love of place, and ...

Encyclopedia Of Social And Cultural Anthropology

Author: Alan Barnard
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415099967
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This criticism has led to an emphasis on the interdependence of actual social
systems (seen as the coalescence of heterogeneous, open-ended social '
networks). The relations making up wider 'regional configurations ... In its general
sense, the notion of society has also been losing ground; contemporary
anthropology tends to reject *essentialist or ieleological views of society as an
agency that transcends individuals. The notion of society as an instinctual or
normative order, ...

The Emotional Life Of Contemporary Public Memorials

Author: Erika Lee Doss
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9089640185
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My thanks to the audience for their questions and comments, and to David
Morgan and Peter Jan Margry for their helpful criticism. ... Southwestern
University 7 (2007), available at http:www/southwestern/edu/academic/bwp/vol7/
bednar-vol7.pdf; Erika Doss, 'Death, Art, and Memory in the Public Sphere: The
Visual and Material Culture of Grief in Contemporary America,' Mortality 7, no. 1 (
2002), 63-82; Sylvia Grider, 'Public Grief and the Politics of Memorial,'
Anthropology Today 23, no.

Ethnography Through Thick And Thin

Author: George E. Marcus
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691002538
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George E. Marcus. 49. Holub, R.C. 1991. Jurgen Habermas: Critic in the Public
Sphere. New York: Routledge. 50. Lash, S., Friedman, J., eds. ... Contemporary
problems of ethnography in the modem world system. In Writing Culture: The
Poetics and Politics of Ethnography, ed.J. Clifford, G. Marcus, pp. ... Traffic in Art
and Culture: New Approaches to a Critical Anthropology of Art. Berkeley: Univ.
Calif. Press. 64. Martin, E. 1994. Flexible Bodies: Tracing Immunity in American
Culture ...

Readings For A History Of Anthropological Theory Fifth Edition

Author: Paul A. Erickson
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442636904
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It grew out of the cultural anthropology of the 1960s, gradually shifting in
emphasis from the attempt to construct a general theory of culture to a reflection
on ethnographic fieldwork and writing. It has a major spokesman in Clifford
Geertz, whose work has made it the most influential style of anthropology among
the wider intellectual public. It is, as well, the trend in the anthropology of the
1960s from which the contemporary experimental ethnographies, our central
concern in this essay, ...

Art And The City

Author: Jason Luger
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315303019
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Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape Jason Luger, Julie Ren ...
Luisa is charter member and president of City Space Architecture, a non-profit
organization based in Italy that performs as multidisciplinary platform for scholars,
professionals, artists and citizens engaged in architecture, public space, cities
and urbanity. She is ... She combines the skills from her PhD in social and
cultural anthropology with her MA in visual criticism to write essays on
contemporary culture.