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Korom, Frank J. - The Anthropology of Performance: A Reader, ebook

The Anthropology of Performance: A Reader

Korom, Frank J.


The Anthropology of Performance is an invaluable guide to this exciting and growing area.  This cutting-edge volume on the major advancements in performance studies presents the theories, methods, and practices of performance in cultures around the globe. Leading anthropologists describe

, John Monaghan - Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introduction, ebook

Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introduction

, John Monaghan


This Very Short Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology combines an accessible account of some of the disciplines guiding principles and methodology with abundant examples and illustrations of anthropologists at work. Peter Just and John Monaghan begin by discussing anthropologys

Fassin, Didier - A Companion to Moral Anthropology, ebook

A Companion to Moral Anthropology

Fassin, Didier


A Companion to Moral Anthropology is the first collective consideration of the anthropological dimensions of morals, morality, and ethics. Original essays by international experts explore the various currents, approaches, and issues in this important new discipline, examining topics such

Bangstad, Sindre - Anthropology of Our Times, ebook

Anthropology of Our Times

Bangstad, Sindre


Anthropological Publics, Public Anthropology: An Introduction
Sindre Bangstad
2. In Conversation with Sindre Bangstad and Kristian Berg Harpviken About Lived Islam in the Frontier Regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan. House of Literature, April 28, 2011

Brightman, Marc - The Anthropology of Sustainability, ebook

The Anthropology of Sustainability

Brightman, Marc


Introduction: The Anthropology of Sustainability: Beyond Development and Progress
Marc Brightman, Jerome Lewis
2. Anthropology at the Time of the Anthropocene: A Personal View of What Is to Be Studied
Bruno Latour
3. A Threat to Holocene Resurgence

Webster, Joseph - The Anthropology of Protestantism, ebook

The Anthropology of Protestantism

Webster, Joseph


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Gamrie, Words, Signs
Joseph Webster
Part I. Gamrie
2. Situating Gamrie
Joseph Webster
3. The Triple Pinch
Joseph Webster
Part II. Words
4. Preaching
Joseph Webster
5. Testimony

High, Casey - The Anthropology of Ignorance, ebook

The Anthropology of Ignorance

High, Casey


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

Nugent, David - A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics, ebook

A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics

Nugent, David


This Companion offers an unprecedented overview of anthropology’s unique contribution to the study of politics.
Explores the key concepts and issues of our time - from AIDS, globalization, displacement, and militarization, to identity politics and beyond Each chapter reflects on