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  • Human Nature as Capacityby Nigel Rapport

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 29.95

    What is it to be human? What are our specifically human attributes, our capacities and liabilities? Such questions gave birth to anthropology as an Enlightenment science. This book argues that it is again appropriate to bring ?the human? to the fore, to reclaim the singularity of the word as central to the anthropological endeavor, not on the... more...

  • Anyoneby Nigel Rapport

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 24.95

    The significance that people grant to their affiliations as members of nations, religions, classes, races, ethnicities and genders is evidence of the vital need for a cosmopolitan project that originates in the figure of Anyone ? the universal and yet individual human being. Cosmopolitanism offers an alternative to multiculturalism, a different... more...

  • I Am Dynamiteby Nigel Rapport

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 50.95

    Power is conventionally regarded as being held by social institutions. We are taught to believe that it is these social structures that determine the environment and circumstances of individual lives. In I Am Dynamite , the anthropologist Nigel Rappaport argues for a different view. Focusing on the lives and works of the writer and Auschwitz survivor... more...

  • Transcendent Individualby Nigel Rapport

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    Transcendent Individual argues for a reappraisal of the place of the individual in anthropolgical theory and ethnographic writing. A wealth of voices illustrate and inform the text, showing ways in which individuals creatively 'write', narrate and animate cultural and social life. This is an anthropology imbued with a liberal morality which is willing... more...

  • Social and Cultural Anthropology: The Key Conceptsby Nigel Rapport

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Social and Cultural Anthropology: the Key Concepts is an easy to use A-Z guide to the central concepts that students are likely to encounter in this field. Now fully updated, this third edition includes entries on: Material Culture Environment Human Rights Hybridity Alterity Cosmopolitanism Ethnography Applied Anthropology... more...

  • Questions of Consciousnessby Anthony P. Cohen; Nigel Rapport

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Extraordinary Encountersby Katherine Smith; James Staples; Nigel Rapport

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 70.00

    Given the anthropological focus on ethnography as a kind of deep immersion, the interview poses theoretical and methodological challenges for the discipline. This volume explores those challenges and argues that the interview should be seen as a special, productive site of ethnographic encounter, a site of a very particular and important kind of... more...

  • 2000 Years and Beyondby David Archard; Paul Gifford; Trevor A. Hart; Nigel Rapport

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 41.95

    2000 Years and Beyond brings together some of the most eminent thinkers of our time - specialists in philosophy, theology, anthropology and cultural theory. In a horizon-scanning work, they look backwards and forwards to explore what links us to the matrix of the Judaeo-Christian tradition from which Western cultural identity has evolved. Their plural... more...

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