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  • Museum as Processby Raymond Silverman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The museum has become a vital strategic space for negotiating ownership of and access to knowledges produced in local settings. Museum as Process presents community-engaged "culture work" of a group of scholars whose collaborative projects consider the social spaces between the museum and community and offer new ways of addressing the challenges... more...

  • Critically Modernby Bruce M. Knauft

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 17.55

    "Critically Modern makes a critical intervention in one of the great debates of the moment. It offers a variety of rich and fascinating empirical analyses of 'modern' phenomena from diverse societies, and contributes a powerful (and largely missing) voice to the growing literature on globalization and... more...

  • An Anthropological Critique of Developmentby Mark Hobart

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95

    Questioning the utopian image of western knowledge as a uniquely successful achievement in its application to economic and social development, this provocative volume, the latest in the EIDOS series, argues that it is unacceptable to dismiss problems encountered by development projects as the inadequate implementation of knowledge. Rather, it suggests... more...

  • Popularizing Anthropologyby Jeremy McClancy; Christian McDonaugh

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    Anthropology written for a popular audience is the most neglected branch of the discipline. In the 1980s postmodernist anthropologists began to explore the literary and reflective aspects of their work. Popularizing Anthropology advances that trend by looking at a key but previously marginalized genre of anthropology. The contributors, who are well... more...

  • Conceptualizing Societyby Adam Kuper

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Social Anthropologyby Angela P. Cheater

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95

    An introduction to the central concerns of social anthropology, presenting an alternative to standard texts. More concerned with the life-worlds of underdevelopment than the primitive or the exotic, it draws on material which evokes current problems of policy and administration in the Third World. The author raises questions of vital importance to... more...

  • Anthropology and Autobiographyby Judith Oakley; Helen Callaway

    Taylor and Francis 1992; US$ 45.95

    Anthropological writings by anthropologists in the field have long been a valuable tool to the profession. But until now, the theoretical implications of its use have not been fully explored. Anthropology and Autobiography provides unique insights into the fieldwork, autobiographical materials and/or textual critiques of anthropologists, many of... more...

  • Contemporary Futuresby Sandra Wallman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    In industrial societies imagining the future is a serious business; our assumptions about the future govern the present management of domestic, national and global resources, and are projected, some would say inflicted, on societies whose visions are different. Contemporary Futures focuses not so much on whether the future can be known, but on interpreting... more...

  • Social Experience and Anthropological Knowledgeby Kirsten Hastrup; Peter Hervik

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    Anthropology poses an explicit challenge to standard notions of scientific knowledge. It claims to produce genuine insights into the workings of culture in general on the basis of individual social experience in the field. Social Experience and Anthropological Knowledge traces the process from the ethnographic experience to the analytical results,... more...

  • Future of Anthropological Knowledgeby Henrietta Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95

    The Future of Anthropological Knowledge the chapters explore the question of the nature of social knowledge from a variety of perspectives and locations such as China, Africa, the USA and elsewhere. By examining the changing nature of anthropological knowledge and of the production of that knowledge, this book challenges the notion that only western... more...