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After Writing Culture: Epistemology and Praxis in Contemporary Anthropology (ASA Monographs)

AFTER WRITING CULTURE: EPISTEMOLOGY AND PRAXIS IN CONTEMPORARY ANTHROPOLOGY (ASA MONOGRAPHS)

by: Dawson, Andrew
Format: Hardcover

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Product Description This collection addresses the theme of representation in anthropology. Its fourteen articles explore some of the directions in which contemporary anthropology is moving, following the questions raised by the "writing culture" debates of the 1980s. It includes discussion of issues such as: * the concept of caste in Indian society * scottish ethnography * how dreams are culturally conceptualised * representations of the family * culture as conservation * gardens, theme parks and the anthropologist in Japan * representation in rural Japan * people's place in the landscape of Northern Australia * representing identity of the New Zealand Maori. Review 'The accounts given are intrinsically interesting ...' - Sociology, Vol 33(1), February 1999

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Product Code: 9780415150057
ISBN: 0415150051
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 1997-05-05
Number of Pages: 284 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1
Dimension: 6.3 x 1.02 x 9.21 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.37 pounds