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Biosocial becomings : integrating social and biological anthropology

Author: G�isli P�alsson, ; ; Tim Ingold; Gísli Pálsson
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Featuring contributions from leading anthropologists, this volume demonstrates how anthropology can move forward in tandem with discoveries in the biological sciences, reaching beyond the dualisms of nature and society and of biology and culture.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G�isli P�alsson, ; ; Tim Ingold; Gísli Pálsson
ISBN: 9781107025639 110702563X
OCLC Number: 821271474
Description: viii, 281 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. Prospect Tim Ingold --
2. Ensembles of biosocial relations Gisli Palsson --
3. Blurring the biological and social in human becomings Agustin Fuentes --
4. Life-in-the-making : epigenesis, biocultural environments and human becomings Eugenia Ramirez-Goicoechea --
5. Thalassemic lives as stories of becoming : mediated biologies and genetic (un)certainties Aglaia Chatjouli --
6. Shedding our selves : perspectivism, the bounded subject and the nature-culture divide Noa Vaisman --
7. Reflections on a collective brain at work : one week in the working life of an NGO-team in urban Marocco Barbara Elisabeth Götsch --
8. The habits of water : marginality and the sacralization of non-humans in North-Eastern Ghana Gaetano Mangiameli --
9. 'Bringing wood to life' : lines, flows and materials in a Swazi sawmill Vito Laterza, Bob Forrester and Patience Mususa --
10. Humanity and life as the perpetual maintenance of specific efforts: a reappraisal of animism Istvan Praet --
11. Ravelling/unravelling : being-in-the-world and falling-out-of-the-world Hayder Al-Mohammad --
12. Retrospect Gisli Palsson.
Responsibility: edited by Tim Ingold, Department of Anthropology, University of Aberdeen, and Gisli Palsson, Department of Anthropology, University of Iceland.
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