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Critique of anthropology.

Critique of anthropology.

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Published by London Alternative Anthropology Group in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsLondon Alternative Anthropology Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination179 p. ;
Number of Pages179
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Marxist anthropology came about through the works of Marx and Engels and their followers. It developed as a critique and alternative to the domination of Euro-American capitalism and Eurocentric perspectives in the social sciences. Marx was heavily influenced by extensive reading of Classical and Enlightenment era philosophers. This article represents a search for a different analytical language through which anthropology can engage with human rights. This effort is intended to contribute to what is an expanding range of Author: Antti Lindfors.

A very extensive Continental literature pertinent to the question of philosophical anthropology and the critique of the subject, on the one hand, and to aesthetics, poetry, and the work of art, on the other (for instance, the extensive literature on Heidegger's Hölderlin) is neither mentioned in the book nor included in the bibliography. (source: Nielsen Book Data) This book is a new introduction to the history and practice of economic anthropology by two leading authors in the field. They show that anthropologists have contributed to understanding the three great questions of modern economic history: development, socialism and one-world capitalism.

Jul 01,  · This book contains chapters based on presentations and debates that were held during a panel session entitled “Anthropology as Opinion-Maker: A Dilemma of Analysis versus Application” as part of the “Anthropology in the World” conference in London (June 8–10, ). Using cultural anthropology to analyze debates that reverberate throughout the human sciences, George E. Marcus and Michael M. J. Fischer look closely at cultural anthropology's past accomplishments, its current predicaments, its future direction, and the insights it has to offer other fields of study. The result is a provocative work that is important for scholars interested in a critical /5(2).


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Apr 06,  · Book description: A development in anthropological theory, characterized as the 'moral turn', is gaining popularity and should be carefully considered. In examining the context, arguments, and discourse that surrounds this trend, this volume reconceptualizes the Pages: Jun 22,  · Indians and Anthropologists: Vine Deloria, Jr., and the Critique of Anthropology [Thomas Biolsi, Critique of anthropology.

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Critique of Anthropology is dedicated to the development of anthropology as a discipline that subjects social reality to critical analysis.

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The book Anthropology as Cultural Critique: An Experimental Moment in the Human Sciences, George E. Marcus and Michael M. Fischer is published by University of Chicago Press. Cultural critique, the use of anthropology to draw critical attention to institutions that readers take for granted, is as old as the origins of the modern discipline.

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Indians and Anthropologists: Vine Deloria, Jr., and the Critique of Anthropology by Editor-Thomas Biolsi; Editor-Larry Zimmerman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at theslopelounge.com The anthropology of development is a term applied to a body of anthropological work which views development from a critical perspective.

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the human condition. This book is both an incisive critique of anthropology and a call for action. It should be widely read and taken to heart. WILLIAM O. BEEMAN, Co-President of the Association for the Anthropology of Policy; Professor of Anthropology, University of Minnesota • • •.

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Redeeming anthropology: a theological critique of a modern science. [Khaled Furani] -- Anthropologists have invariably engaged in their discipline as a form of redemption, whether to escape from social restriction, nourish their souls, reform their home polities, or vindicate "the.