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Toward an Anthropological Framework for Studying Contemporary Europe

Susana Narotzky and Gavin Smith

in Immediate Struggles: People, Power, and Place in Rural Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245686
eISBN:
9780520939011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245686.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes a schematized and selective path—from the post-civil war interface of coercion with a shadow economy to the embedding of regional development programs within neoliberal doctrine—to ... More


“The Very Model of Egalitarian and Anarchic Peasantry”: Seereer Cultural Landscapes and the Ethnographic Imagination

François G. Richard

in Reluctant Landscapes: Historical Anthropologies of Political Experience in Siin, Senegal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226252407
eISBN:
9780226252681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252681.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 4 addresses the construction of peasantries and tradition in colonial ethnography. Although the Seereer have been portrayed as timeless farmers, a close reading of ethnographic archives, ... More


The Anahulu Valley (Kawailoa, O‘ahu, 1982)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes the author's experiences in teaming up with anthropologist Marshall Sahlins on a combined archaeological and historical study of the Anahulu Valley. Although both archaeology ... More


. Assimilation and Space: Toward an Ethnography of Japanese Rule

Todd A. Henry

in Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276550
eISBN:
9780520958418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276550.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter introduces the book's historiographical, conceptual, and empirical contributions. In terms of historiography, Assimilating Seoul engages with nationalist paradigms of colonial oppression ... More


Mothers and Sons in the Time of Napoleonic War

Thomas Dodman

in What Nostalgia Was: War, Empire, and the Time of a Deadly Emotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226492803
eISBN:
9780226493138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493138.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

What did it feel like to be homesick in the early 1800s? This chapter tightens the lens and delves into the sensorial and affective world of those Napoleonic soldiers who suffered from nostalgia on ... More


The Medicalization of the Los Angeles County Jail System, 1978–2015

Armando Lara-Millán

in Redistributing the Poor: Jails, Hospitals, and the Crisis of Law and Fiscal Austerity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197507896
eISBN:
9780197507933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507896.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents the historical transformation of the Los Angeles County jail system in order to explain why medicine has becomes a useful tool for jailers. Jails were successfully pressured ... More


Building a Public Hospital That Everyone Knows Is Too Small

Armando Lara-Millán

in Redistributing the Poor: Jails, Hospitals, and the Crisis of Law and Fiscal Austerity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197507896
eISBN:
9780197507933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507896.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents the historical transformation of the Los Angeles County hospital system in order to understand the restriction of medicine in large public hospitals. In contrast to a simple ... More


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