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Anthropology's world : life in a twenty-first century discipline

Author: Ulf Hannerz
Publisher: London ; New York : Pluto Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in U.S.A. by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Series: Anthropology, culture, and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ulf Hannerz takes readers behind-the-scenes with wit, insight, political acuity, and a good measure of humanity. His observations about the frequent privileging of English in today's 'global discipline' and its consequences are especially sharp."--Virginia R. Dominguez, President, American Anthropological, Edward William and Jane Marr Gutgsell Professor of Anthropology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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Genre/Form: History
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Hannerz, Ulf.
Anthropology's world.
London ; New York : Pluto Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in U.S.A. by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(OCoLC)758506558
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ulf Hannerz
ISBN: 9780745330488 0745330487 9780745330471 0745330479
OCLC Number: 640081050
Description: vii, 203 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction : In the world, and a world in itself --
Editing anthropology : two experiences in space and time --
Diversity is our business --
Field worries : studying down, up, sideways, through, backward, forward, early or later, away and at home --
Making the world transparent --
Flat world and the Tower of Babel : linguistic practices in a global discipline --
Before and after : exploring the usable past --
And next, briefly : toward 2050.
Series Title: Anthropology, culture, and society.
Responsibility: Ulf Hannerz.

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Maps the contemporary social world of anthropologists and its relation to the wider world in which they carry out their work.  Read more...

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