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High, Casey

The Anthropology of Ignorance

High, Casey - The Anthropology of Ignorance, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Making Ignorance an Ethnographic Object
Jonathan Mair, Ann H. Kelly, Casey High

2. Sarax and the City: Almsgiving and Anonymous Objects in Dakar, Senegal
Gretchen Pfeil

3. Discourses of the Coming: Ignorance, Forgetting, and Prolepsis in Japanese Life-Historiography
Shunsuke Nozawa

4. Evoking Ignorance: Abstraction and Anonymity in Social Networking’s Ideals of Reciprocity
David S. Leitner

5. Between Knowing and Being: Ignorance in Anthropology and Amazonian Shamanism
Casey High

6. “I Don’t Know Why He Did It. It Happened by Itself”: Causality and Suicide in Northwest Greenland
Janne Flora

7. Inhabiting the Temporary: Patience and Uncertainty among Urban Squatters in Buenos Aires
Valeria Procupez

8. “Fertility. Freedom. Finally.”: Cultivating Hope in the Face of Uncertain Futures among Egg-Freezing Women
Tiffany Romain

Keywords: Social Sciences, Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Sociology, general, Regional and Cultural Studies, Sociology of Culture, Personality and Social Psychology

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Culture, Mind, and Society
Page amount
229 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137033123
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34354-6

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