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Critical anthropology

Stephen Nugent

Critical anthropology

foundational works

by Stephen Nugent

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Left Coast Press in Walnut Creek, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Fieldwork,
  • Research,
  • Methodology,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementStephen Nugent, editor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN33 .C73 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25150457M
    ISBN 109781611321784
    LC Control Number2011048672

    Critical theory is the reflective assessment and critique of society and culture by applying knowledge from the social sciences and the humanities to reveal and challenge power argues that social problems are influenced and created more by societal structures and cultural assumptions than by individual and psychological factors. Critical anthropology has had a major influence on the discipline, shifting it away from concepts of bounded societies with evolutionary trajectories to complex analyses of interconnected economic, political, and social processes. This book brings together some of critical anthropology’s most infl.

    This book offers a critical reading of the Anthropocene that draws on archaeological, ecological, geological, and ethnographic evidence to argue that the concept reproduces the modernist binary between society and nature, and forecloses a more inclusive politics around climate change. The authors challenge the divisions between humans as biological and geophysical agents that. This important textbook provides a critical introduction to the social anthropology of religion, focusing on more recent classical ethnographies. Comprehensive, free of scholastic jargon, engaging, and comparative in approach, it covers all the major religious traditions that have been studied concretely by anthropologists - Shamanism, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, Christianity and its relation 4/5(2).

    How to Write a Critical Book Review A book review is more than a book report or summary of a book’s contents. A review is a critical essay evaluating the merits of an academic work. Its purpose is not to prove that you read the book—which is understood as a given—but to show that you can think critically about what you’ve read. Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, we have changed the name of the APLA book prize to the “APLA Book Prize in Critical Anthropology. The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA) is pleased to invite nominations for the APLA Book Prize in Critical Anthropology association will recognize work that best exemplifies creativity and rigor in the.


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Critical medical anthropology (CMA) is a branch of medical anthropology that blends critical theory and ground-level ethnographic approaches in the consideration of the political economy of health, and the effect of social inequality on people's health.

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Anthropology has traditionally relied on a spatially localized society or culture as its object of study. The essays in Culture, Power, Place demonstrate how in recent years this anthropological convention and its attendant assumptions about identity and cultural difference have undergone a.

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The Tenth Edition expands on the book’s hallmark three-themed approach (diversity of human societies, similarities that make all humans fundamentally alike, and synthetic-complementary approach) by introducing a new fourth theme.