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Engaged Anthropology : Views from Scandinavia.

Author: Tone Bringa; Synnøve Bendixsen
Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2016.
Series: Approaches to social inequality and difference.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bringa, Tone.
Engaged Anthropology : Views from Scandinavia.
Cham : Springer International Publishing, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tone Bringa; Synnøve Bendixsen
ISBN: 9783319404844 3319404849
OCLC Number: 964410197
Notes: Chapter 9: Engaging Anthropology in€Sudan.
Description: 1 online resource (195 pages).
Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction; Engaged or Public Anthropology?; Engaged Anthropology Turning the€Corner?; Scale, Social Structure, and€Research Funding: Conditions for€a€Strong Public Anthropology; Audit Culture and€Institutional Challenges; Scandinavian Exceptionalism?; Chapter Summaries; Notes; References; Chapter 2: From the€War Zone to€the€Courtroom: The€Anthropologist as€Witness; Introduction; Public Anthropology and€Epistemology; Public Anthropology and€the€War Zone; The Anthropologist as€Expert and€Witness: The€War Crimes Tribunal for€the€Former Yugoslavia. The Anthropologist as an Expert Witness: The Iowa Case Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 3: Engaging Anthropology: An Auto- Ethnographic Approach; Reluctantly Engaged; The Unqualified; An Accented Scholar; Despising of Engagement; Street Academia; Auto-ethnography; The Price of Engagement; Final Remarks; Notes; References; Chapter 4: Doing Research in a Politicized Field and Surviving It: Lessons Learned from the Field of Migration; Introduction; The Public Anthropologists; The Unpleasant Wakeup; Who is An Expert-Some of Us or All of Us? Academics Engaged in€the€Public Debate: Can We€Handle the€Role?The National Conservative Blog "Uriasposten"; Working Together With€Journalists: A€Way to€Bridge the€Research-Media Nexus; Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 5: Treading on€a€Minefield: Anthropology and€the€Debate on€Honor Killings in€Sweden; Introduction; The Killing of€Fadime Sahindal; Entering the€Debate; The Politicized Public "Mediascape"; Do We€Need to€Talk About Culture?; Obstacles and€Challenges; A Narrowing Corridor of€Opinions; Challenging Dominant Paradigms; Conclusion; References. Chapter 6: Social Anthropology and€the€Shifting Discourses about Immigrants in€NorwayThe Cheerful Nineties; 11 September 2001; Marianne Gullestad and€the€Public Sphere; In Search of€a€New Language; References; Chapter 7: Gender and€Universal Rights: Dilemmas and€Anthropological Engagement; Introduction; Norwegian Aid and€the€Relevance of€Anthropology; Gay Rights and€the€Delegitimizing of€Polygamy; Gay Rights in€Tanzania; Donor Interventions; Universal Rights Versus Context Specific Policies; Gendered Aid and€Polygamy in€Mozambique; Nordic Aid to€Women's Rights and€Gender Equality. Polygamy and€Economic EmpowermentPolygamy and€Legal Empowerment; Targeting the€Audience That Can Help Improve the€Lives of€the€Poor; Conclusions; Notes; References; Chapter 8: Europe and€the€Pacific: Engaging Anthropology in€EU Policy-Making and€Development Cooperation; Current Anthropology and€the€Contemporary Pacific; Scandinavian Anthropology and€Fields of€Engagement: The€Case of€Norway; Europe, Oceania and€Pacific Anthropology: The€ECOPAS Approach; Oceania and€Europe: Ethnographic Triangulations; Making Impact: Anthropology, Diplomacy, Art and€Activism; Closing Comment; Notes; References.
Series Title: Approaches to social inequality and difference.

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