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Inda, Jonathan Xavier

Anthropologies of Modernity: Foucault, Governmentality, and Life Politics

Inda, Jonathan Xavier - Anthropologies of Modernity: Foucault, Governmentality, and Life Politics, ebook

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This book brings together a range of anthropological writings that are inspired by the French philosopher Michel Foucault and examine Foucault’s contribution to current theories of modernity.
  • Treats modernity as an ethnographic object by focusing on its concrete manifestations.
  • Tackles issues of broad interest: from colonialism and globalization to war, genetics, and AIDS.
  • Draws on work from North and South America, Europe, Africa, and South and Southeast Asia.
  • Contributors include James Ferguson, Akhil Gupta, Aihwa Ong, Paul Rabinow, and Rayna Rapp.

Keywords: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural SOC002010

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
288 pages
Category
Geography, Travel
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781405153027
Printed ISBN
9780631228271

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