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Engaged Anthropology: Politics beyond the Text

Stuart Kirsch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297944
eISBN:
9780520970090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297944.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Does anthropology have more to offer than just its texts? This book discusses different forms of engaged research practices, which it defines in terms of their constructive intervention into ... More


Akbar Ahmed

Jonathan Benthall and Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This Chapter was published as a guest editorial in Anthropology Today, 29: 4, August 2013, under the title “Foregrounding the Muslim tribal periphery”. This book is arguably the finest of Professor ... More


Introduction: Theologically Engaged Anthropology

J. Derrick Lemons

in Theologically Engaged Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797852
eISBN:
9780191839177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797852.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction argues that a growing number of anthropologists and theologians are ready to engage each other’s discipline but struggle to find a framework that supports this type of inquiry. In ... More


Anthropological and Theological Responses to Theologically Engaged Anthropology

Sarah Coakley and Joel Robbins

in Theologically Engaged Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797852
eISBN:
9780191839177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797852.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides insightful responses to the preceding essays in this volume, informed by its authors’ respective disciplines—anthropology and theology. It gives serious consideration to the ... More


Clyde Mitchell and A. L. Epstein: urban perspectives

Richard Werbner

in Anthropology after Gluckman: The Manchester School, colonial and postcolonial transformations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526138002
eISBN:
9781526155498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138019.00010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 4 turns from rural research by the home town anthropologist Colson to urban research by Clyde Mitchell, whose lack of a home town in his early life and need to pay attention to railway ... More


Conclusion

Iain Wilkinson and Arthur Kleinman

in A Passion for Society: How We Think about Human Suffering

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287228
eISBN:
9780520962408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287228.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter provides a review of our book’s arguments. These are contextualized with reference to “the social question” and how this might be reconfigured to address the demands of our day. We ... More


Breaking the Code of Silence

Ieva Jusionyte

in Savage Frontier: Making News and Security on the Argentine Border

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520283510
eISBN:
9780520959378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283510.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

During ethnographic fieldwork in the Argentine border town of Puerto Iguazú, I wrote articles for the local press and collaborated on an investigative television program called "Proximidad." This ... More


When the Field Is Your Home: Doing Advocacy Work and Academic Work in Hawai‘i

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is a story of homework in political solidarity with Filipino communities in Hawai‘i struggling against racism and social inequality. Set in an inner-city area of Honolulu called Kalihi, ... More


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