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Alternative countrysidesAnthropological approaches to rural Western Europe today

Alternative countrysides: Anthropological approaches to rural Western Europe today

Jeremy MacClancy (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096846
eISBN:
9781526103925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096846.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

In the last three decades the anthropology of Western Europe has become almost exclusively an anthropology of urban life. The anthropology of rural life in Western Europe has been progressively ... More

America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

Giles Gunn and Carl Gutierrez-Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098701
eISBN:
9780520943797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098701.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The attempt by the George W. Bush administration to reshape world order, especially but not exclusively after September 11, 2001, increasingly appears to have resulted in a catastrophic “misshaping” ... More

Anthropological Knowledge, Secrecy and Bolivip, Papua New GuineaExchanging Skin

Anthropological Knowledge, Secrecy and Bolivip, Papua New Guinea: Exchanging Skin

Tony Crook

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264003
eISBN:
9780191734151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264003.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

What is the nature of knowledge? Anthropology imagines it possible to divide or separate social and analytical relations, whereby knowledge travels between persons as a thing. And yet, Bolivip ... More

Balancing ActsYouth Culture in the Global City

Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This examination of children of immigrants in New York and London asks, “Is there a link between rap/hip-hop-influenced youth culture and motivation to succeed in school? The author challenges ... More

Blue JeansThe Art of the Ordinary

Blue Jeans: The Art of the Ordinary

Daniel Miller and Sophie Woodward

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272187
eISBN:
9780520952089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272187.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This fresh and accessible ethnography offers a new vision of how society might cohere, in the face of ongoing global displacement, dislocation, and migration. Drawing from intensive fieldwork in a ... More

Corporate Social Responsibility?Human Rights in the New Global Economy

Corporate Social Responsibility?: Human Rights in the New Global Economy

Charlotte Walker-Said and John D. Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226244273
eISBN:
9780226244440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244440.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This volume presents CSR as a series of economic and political strategies that are currently shifting the focus of international human rights activism and signaling the rise of new forms of global ... More

CounterplayAn Anthropologist at the Chessboard

Counterplay: An Anthropologist at the Chessboard

Robert Desjarlais

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267398
eISBN:
9780520948204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267398.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

“Chess gets a hold of some people, like a virus or a drug,” states this book. Drawing on a lifelong fascination with the game, the book guides readers into the world of twenty-first-century chess to ... More

The Ethnography of Reading

The Ethnography of Reading

Jonathan Boyarin (ed.)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079557
eISBN:
9780520913431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079557.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Writing, the subject of much innovative scholarship in recent years, is only half of what we call literacy. The other half, reading, receives its due in these essays by a group of anthropologists and ... More

FriendshipDevelopment, Ecology, and Evolution of a Relationship

Friendship: Development, Ecology, and Evolution of a Relationship

Daniel Hruschka

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265462
eISBN:
9780520947887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265462.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Friends—they are generous and cooperative with each other in ways that appear to defy standard evolutionary expectations, frequently sacrificing for one another without concern for past behaviors or ... More

Gender in Amazonia and MelanesiaAn Exploration of the Comparative Method

Gender in Amazonia and Melanesia: An Exploration of the Comparative Method

Thomas Gregor and Donald Tuzin (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228511
eISBN:
9780520935815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228511.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

One of the great riddles of cultural history is the remarkable parallel that exists between the peoples of Amazonia and those of Melanesia. Although the two regions are separated by half a world in ... More

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